'Mastermind': Release date, plot, cast, trailer and all you need to know about the crime drama series

Mastermind is a real-life story of Paul Le Roux, a former programmer who became one of the biggest criminal informants in DEA and FBI history


                            'Mastermind': Release date, plot, cast, trailer and all you need to know about the crime drama series
Joe and Anthony Russo. (Getty Images)

Amazon Studios has put in development 'Mastermind', a crime drama series based on Evan Ratliff's critically praised book, 'The Mastermind: Drugs. Empire. Murder. Betrayal'. Here's everything you need to know about the series ahead of its release.

Release date

No official information has been revealed so far. Stay tuned for more updates.

Plot

Mastermind is a real-life story of Paul Le Roux, an unassuming former programmer who built a sophisticated globe-spanning criminal empire — the sheer volume and diversity of which authorities had never before encountered. He was, however, taken down by his own lieutenant and the DEA and became one of the biggest criminal informants in DEA and FBI history.

The show follows Le Roux’s lieutenants as they compete for his affection and power, institute wild criminal schemes, and examine the nature of good and evil for each other in the process.

Cast

Since Amazon Studios has just announced the show, the cast is yet to be decided. Come back later and find out.

Trailer

No trailer is available for this as of now since the show has just been announced. Stay tuned!

Showrunners

Anthony Russo and Joe Russo

The Primetime award-winning duo is known for 'Avengers: Endgame', 'Avengers: Infinity War', 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier', and 'Captain America: Civil War'. They are now onboard as the executive producers of this upcoming crime series. 

Noah Hawley

Noah Hawley is a producer who is popularly known for his work on 'Fargo', 'Legion' and 'Lucy in the Sky'. The Primetime award-winner will be producing this adaptation along with the Russo brothers.

Krysty Wilson-Cairns

Krysty Wilson-Cairns is a writer known for '1917', 'Last Night in Soho', 'The Good Nurse' and 'Penny Dreadful'. She is all set to pen the adaptation for this crime drama show. 

Where to watch

This is yet to be announced since only the directors and plot has been revealed to us so far. Come back later for more updates. 

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