The Alienist TV Series Looks At The History Of The Serial Killer

The Alienist TV Series Looks At The History Of The Serial Killer

A Mind To Kill

♦ TNT’s The Alienist, based on Caleb Carr’s novel of the same name, is on Netflix in the UK and Ireland from this week and here’s a featurette looking at the history of the serial killer…



The Alienist is an upcoming American television drama event series based on the novel of the same name by Caleb Carr. The psychological thriller drama is set in 1896, when a series of gruesome murders of boy prostitutes has gripped New York City. Newly appointed top cop Teddy Roosevelt calls upon Dr. Laszlo Kreizler, a criminal psychologist – aka alienist – and newspaper illustrator John Moore to conduct the investigation in secret. Joining them in the probe is Sara Howard, a headstrong secretary at Police Headquarters. The series aired on TNT in the US and will air on Netflix in the UK from this Thursday. Starring Daniel Brühl as Dr. Laszlo Kreizler, Luke Evans as John Moore, Dakota Fanning as Sara Howard, Robert Wisdom as Cyrus Montrose, Douglas Smith as Marcus Isaacson and Matthew Shear as Lucius Isaacson.

 

 

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