'We Hunt Together': Release date, plot, cast, trailer and all you need to know about the gripping Showtime drama

'We Hunt Together' is written by Gaby Hull with Carl Tibbetts and Jon Jones serving as directors


                            'We Hunt Together': Release date, plot, cast, trailer and all you need to know about the gripping Showtime drama
Babou Ceesay (Showtime)

The six-episode drama titled 'We Hunt Together' coming to Showtime is a series by BBC Studios. The gripping series made its UK debut on May 27, 2020, and is set to make its US debut in early August. A thriller that brings hit series like 'Dexter' to mind reveals a catchy trailer, with drastic shots of intense scenes. Two detectives hunt a pair of killers where darkness and manipulation play with other intense themes. Here is what we know of the upcoming release.

Release date

'We Hunt Together' releases on August 9, 2020.

Plot

The official synopsis reads, "A gripping twist on a classic cat-and-mouse story, 'We Hunt Together' explores the intoxication of sexual attraction and the dangerous power of emotional manipulation. As two conflicted detectives (Myles and Ceesay) track down a pair of deadly killers (Corfield and Ola), the series reveals how finding a volatile form of solace in another can have dire consequences. 

Cast

Eve Myles as DS Lola Franks 

Eve Myles attends the "Keeping Faith" photocall during the BFI & Radio Times Television Festival 2019 at BFI Southbank on April 14, 2019, in London, England (Jeff Spicer/Getty Images)

Myles is known for her roles as Faith Howells in 'Keeping Faith' (2017-2020), Gwen Cooper in 'Torchwood' (2006-2011), Merrill in 'Dragon Age II' (2011) and Maggy in 'Little Dorrit' (2008). In 2007, the talent actress won a BAFTA Cymru Award for Best Actress for 'Torchwood' and in 2010 she won the SFX Award for Best Actress for the same TV series. In 2018, Myles also won BAFTA Cymru Award for the same title for her role in 'Keeping Faith.' Her most recent works include, 'To Provide All People' (2018), 'Blind Terror' (2018), 'Cold Feet' (2019), and 'Creepy Pasta Salad' (2019).

Babou Ceesay as Jackson Mendy 

Babou Ceesay attends "The Best Of Enemies" New York Premiere at AMC Loews Lincoln Square on April 04, 2019, in New York City (Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)

Ceesay is known for his role as Martin in 'Free Fire' (2016), Sergeant Mushtaq Saddiq in 'Eye in the Sky' (2015), Corporal in ''71' (2014) and Billy in 'Severance' (2006). In 2017 he was nominated for the Screen Nation Film and Television Award for Male Performance in TV and a BAFTA TV Award for Best Leading Actor for 'Damilola, Our Loved Boy' (2016) where he played the role of Richard Taylor. His most recent works include 'The Best of Enemies' (2019), 'Into the Badlands' (2018-2019), and 'Dark Money' (2019).

Other members of the cast include Hermione Corfield who's known for 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' as Freddy Lane, Dipo Ola who is known for ''Baghdad Central' and 'Inside No 9' as Baba, Freya Durkan as Young Lily, Babirye Bukilwa as DC Dominique Parkes, Steffan Rhodri as Larry, Vicki Pepperdine as DSI Susan Smart and many more.

Creators

'We Hunt Together' is written by Gaby Hull with Carl Tibbetts and Jon Jones serving as directors. Executive producers include Philippa Collie Cousins, Anne Pivcevic, Martin Rakusen, Hilary Salmon and Esther Springer.

Trailer

If you have watched the TV series 'Dare Me,' you'll notice that 'We Hunt Together' has the same vibe and level of excellence when it comes to cinematography. The trailer showcases an upcoming thriller with "A couple of the run" as two investigators try to find the killers who murder their victims with a side of blatant humiliation. Two detectives, learning how to work together themselves try to comprehend the minds of two conniving killers — a game of cat and mouse as the synopsis says. Do some people just have a "darkness inside them" or are they just plain psychotic?



 


Where to watch

Catch 'We Hunt Together' on Showtime on Sunday, August 9 at 10 pm ET/PT.

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