'Servant': Release date, plot, cast, trailer and everything you need to know about M. Night Shyamalan's psychological thriller on Apple TV+
Starring Toby Kebbell, Lauren Ambrose, Nell Tiger Free, and Rupert Grint, 'Servant' will be Shyamalan's first major television series since 'Wayward Pines' and is set to release this November
Manoj Night Shyamalan is set to return to television in a big way in a genre he is best known for -- psychological thrillers. 'Servant' was created and written by Tony Basgallop and its first season is set to premiere on Apple TV+ this fall. With big names in its roster, 'Servant' could be the return that Shyamalan needs to catapult him to the success level of 'The Sixth Sense' again. Shyamalan envisions the show to have 60 episodes -- six seasons of ten episodes each, although Apple has not confirmed the whole run of the series yet.
The first season of 'Servant' will be released on Apple TV+ on November 28th. The first season is expected to have ten episodes.
'Servant' follows a Philadelphia couple in mourning after an unspeakable tragedy creates a rift in their marriage. Sean and Dorothy Turner lose their child and get a therapy doll to cope with their loss. They hire a nanny, Leanne Grayson, to look after this doll and strange things begin to happen. There is also another mysterious character called Julian Pearce.
Further details of the plot have been kept under wraps. Follow this space for more updates.
Toby Kebbell is an English actor best known for his work in 'Black Mirror' and 'RocknRolla'. He will play the lead character of Sean Turner.
Lauren Ambrose is an American actress best known for her roles in 'Six Feet Under' and 'Where the Wild Things Are'. She will play the role of Dorothy Turner.
Rupert Grint is an English actor best known for playing Ronald Weasley in the 'Harry Potter' franchise. His previous television credits include 'Snatch', 'Sick Note', and 'The ABC Murders'. He will play the role of Julian Pearce, a mysterious character. Of Grint, Shyamalan said to Entertainment Weekly, "He’s a truly gifted actor."
Nell Tiger Free
Nell Tiger Free is an English actress best known for playing Myrcella Baratheon on 'Game of Thrones'. She will play the role of Leanne Grayson, the nanny.
Tony Basgallop is a British television writer. His previous credits include 'Inside Men', 'What Remains', and 'To the Ends of the Earth'. He will also serve as executive producer along with M. Night Shyamalan.
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