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David E. Kelley’s Stephen King Adaption ‘MR. MERCEDES’ Gets Premiere Date

May 11, 2017

Mr. Mercedes Stephen King

Audience Network has announced that MR. MERCEDES, based on Stephen King’s 2014 novel of the same name, will premiere on Wednesday, August 9 at 8PM ET/PT.

Produced by Sonar Entertainment, MR. MERCEDES follows Brady Hartsfield (Harry Treadaway), a deleted killer who taunts a retired police detective Bill Hodges (Brendan Gleeson) with a series of lurid letters and emails, forcing the ex-cop to undertake a private, and potentially felonious, crusade to bring the killer to justice before he is able to strike again.

Treadaway and Gleeson are joined alongside Kelly Lunch, Jharrel Jerome, Scott Lawrence, Robert Stanton, Breeda Wool, Justine Lupe, Ann Cusack, Mary Louise-Parker and Holland Taylor.

David E. Kelley wrote and adapted with Jack Bender (Game of Thrones) directing multiple episodes. The duo also executive produces alongside King and Temple Hill Entertainment’s Marty Bowen and Wyck Godfrey. Sonar is distributing worldwide outside the US.

MR. MERCEDES will be available on DirecTV Now, joins Audience Network original series Kingdom, Ice, You Me Her and Rogue.

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