Based on the novel of the same name, The Alienist is an American historical drama television series. It was premiered on January 22, 2018, on TNT. Caleb Carr is the author of the novel.
The Alienist: Plot and Cast
The Alienist follows the story of an investigative team solving a murder of a boy prostitute. As a newly appointed commissioner, Teddy Roosevelt brings a criminal psychologist, Dr. Laszlo Kreizler, and Sara Howard, the secretary of the commissioner along with twin brothers and detective sergeant, Marcus, and Lucius Isaacson.
As the investigation took twists and turns and they are shocked to unravel the person behind such acts.
The star cast of the first season includes:
- Daniel Brühl as Dr. Laszlo Kreizler
- Luke Evans as John Schuyler Moore
- Brian Geraghty as Theodore Roosevelt
- Robert Ray Wisdom as Cyrus Montrose
- Douglas Smith as Marcus Isaacson
- Matthew Shear as Lucius Isaacson
- Q’orianka Kilcher as Mary Palmer
- Matt Lintz as Stevie Taggert
- Dakota Fanning as Sara Howard
Will there be a second season?
The Alienist received a decent viewership and ratings, which paved its way for the second season. The Alienist: Angel of Darkness, which is a next novel written by the same author, is set to premiere on July 19, 2022.
The production team will drop two episodes every Sunday, starting from July 19. The second season was confirmed back in August 2018.
Who will be in the sequel?
We are not sure about others. However, Daniel Brühl as the eponymous Dr. Laszlo Kreizler, Luke Evans as John Moore, and Dakota Fanning as Sara Howard will be there.
The Alienist 2: What will happen?
Well, the second part of The Alienist will be about solving a mysterious abduction of an infant daughter of a Spanish dignitary.
The case took place in 1897, a year after the team explained the kidnapping of a boy prostitute. Therefore, Dr. Kreizler reunites the team of detectives to track down the missing child.