'Trackers': Release date, plot, cast, trailer and all you need to know about Cinemax's drama series

The series was directed by Jyri Kähönen known for 'Bordertown' and shot by cinematographer Ivan Strasburg who is known for '13 Reasons Why' and 'Treme'


                            'Trackers': Release date, plot, cast, trailer and all you need to know about Cinemax's drama series
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The upcoming Cinemax drama series titled 'Trackers' is an adaptation of author Deon Meyer’s crime novel of the same name. Three different narratives collide in Cape Town, South Africa, leading to a conspiracy that involves the CIA, missing diamonds and intense organized crime. If you've watched 'Money Heist' or enjoy crime drama that involves the government, endangered species with a little bit of violence sprinkled in there, this series is for you. Here is what we know of the upcoming release.

Release date

'Trackers' is set to debut on June 5.

Plot

According to the released statement, the series is a six-episode drama series that was entirely shot in South Africa. It "deftly interweaves three story strands into a sophisticated action-packed thriller that covers the length and breadth of the country, explosively colliding in Cape Town in a violent conspiracy involving organized crime, smuggled diamonds, state security, black rhinos, the CIA and an international terrorist plot."

Cast

James Gracie

James Gracie attends the 'Siberia' New York Premiere at The Metrograph on July 11, 2018, in New York City (Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)

James Gracie is known for his roles as Vincent in 'Siberia' (2018) and as Tom Masters in 'The Gamechangers' (2015).

Rolanda Marais

Rolanda Marais (IMDb)

Rolanda Marais is known for her roles as Milla de Vos in 'Lied van die Lappop', Magriet Swanepoel in 'Poppie Nongena' (2019), as Sonja Daniel in 'Wolwedans in die Skeme'r (2012) and Sasha in 'Global Effect' (2002). The rest of the cast includes Ed Stoppard, Sandi Schultz, Brendon Daniels, Trix Vivier, Thapelo Mokoena, and Sisanda Henna

Creators

The series was directed by Jyri Kähönen known for 'Bordertown' and shot by cinematographer Ivan Strasburg who is known for '13 Reasons Why' and 'Treme'. Cobus van den Berg, Tim Theron, Jonathan Drake, Robert Thorogood and Deon Meyer serve as executive producers with Steve Maher as executive creative producer and Rebecca Fuller-Campbell as a series producer. The series was adapted for television by Robert Thorogood and is a Cinemax presentation of a Three River Fiction and Scene23 co-production in association with M-Net and ZDF.

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Where to watch

Catch 'Trackers' on June 5 on Cinemax.

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