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Watch an Exclusive Clip For Discovery’s ‘MANHUNT: UNABOMBER’ Starring Sam Worthington and Paul Bettany

July 31, 2017

Manhunt: Unabomber Paul Bettany

Deadline has released an exclusive clip for Discovery Channel’s upcoming anthology series MANHUNT: UNABOMBER, starring Sam Worthington and Paul Bettany, which can be seen down below!

The clip features Worthington as FBI agent and criminal profiler Jim “Fitz” Fitzgerald with a flashlight scanning the burnt office of Gil Murray. The California Foresty Association employee is shown in a brief, suspenseful flashback opening a package that explodes.

UNABOMBER is an anthology  mini series that tells the true story of FBI’s hunt for Kaczynski, best known as “The Unabomber”, the deadliest and serial bomber in history. The story focuses on FBI agent and criminal profiler Jim “Fitz” Fitzgerald (Sam Worthington), who pioneered the use of forensic linguistics to identify and eventually bust Harvard-educated Kaczynski (Bettany) at his rural Montana cabin in 1996. There they found a completed bomb, bomb parts and tends of thousands worth of journals. After teaching at UC Berkeley, Kaczynski retreated to a survival lifestyle. Between 1978 and 1995, he mailed bombs to universities and airlines, killing three people and injuring nearly two dozen more. The man behind the world’s most famous police sketch ultimately was sentenced to life in prison.

Bettany is joined alongside Chris Noth, Neisha Castle-Hughes, Jane Lynch, Mark Duplass, Brian D’Arcy James, Trieste Kelly Dunn, Elizabeth Reaser, Ben Weber, Jeremy Bobb, Lynn Collins and Brian F. O’Byrne. Directed by Greg Yaitanes, who also serves as show runner and executive producer. Andrew Sodroski created the series and also executive produces.

MANHUNTER: UNABOMBER premieres on Tuesday, August 1 at 9PM ET/PT.

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