First Trailer for “Manhunt” Released by Apple TV+, Series Adaptation of the Hunt for Lincoln’s Killer

A brand-new trailer for Manhunt, a scripted series about the hunt for Abraham Lincoln’s assassin, just launched from Apple TV+ at the TCA Winter Press Tour.

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What’s Happening:

  • The trailer is now available for Apple’s Manhunt, based on the best-selling non-fiction book Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln's Killer.
  • The seven-part series premieres globally on Friday, March 15th, on Apple TV+
  • Premise: Based on The New York Times bestselling and Edgar Award-winning non-fiction book from author James L. Swanson, Manhunt is a conspiracy thriller about one of the best-known but least-understood crimes in history, the astonishing story of the hunt for John Wilkes Booth in the aftermath of Abraham Lincoln’s assassination.
  • The cast includes:
    • Tobias Menzies (The Crown, Game of Thrones)
    • Anthony Boyle (Masters of the Air, Tetris)
    • Lovie Simone (Greenleaf)
    • Will Harrison (Daisy Jones & The Six)
    • Brandon Flynn (13 Reasons Why)
    • Damian O’Hare (Hatfields & McCoys)
    • Glenn Morshower (The Resident)
    • Patton Oswalt (A.P. Bio)
    • Matt Walsh (Veep)
    • Hamish Linklater (The Big Short)
  • The series was created by Emmy nominee Monica Beletsky (Fargo, The Leftovers, Friday Night Lights), who also serves as showrunner and executive producer.
  • Manhunt makes its global debut on Apple TV+ with the first two episodes on Friday, March 15th, and new episodes will debut Fridays, culminating in the finale on April 19th.
  • Manhunt is produced by Apple Studios and co-produced by Lionsgate Television, in association with POV Entertainment, Walden Media, 3 Arts Entertainment, Dovetale Productions, and Monarch Pictures.
  • Executive producers include Monica Beletsky, Carl Franklin, Layne Eskridge, Kate Barry, Michael Rotenberg, Richard Abate, Frank Smith, Naia Cucukov, and author James L. Swanson.

Alex Reif
Alex joined the Laughing Place team in 2014 and has been a lifelong Disney fan. His main beats for LP are Disney-branded movies, TV shows, books, music and toys. He recently became a member of the Television Critics Association (TCA).