By Valerie Milano
Los Angeles, CA (The Hollywood Times) 7/11/18 – MR. MERCEDES, an American mystery thriller series based upon the Stephen King novel of the same name, launched last year on the Audience Network. The series was renewed for a ten-episode second season set to premiere on Wednesday, August 22nd, 2018
The second season will be based on the three novels in the Bill Hodges trilogy: MR. MERCEDES, FINDERS KEEPERS, and END OF WATCH. David E. Kelley is the writer, executive producer, and showrunner.
‘Mr. Mercedes’: Jack Huston & Maximiliano Hernandez Join Season 2 Cast
The series stars Harry Treadaway as psychopathic serial killer Brady Hartsfield (“Mr. Mercedes”) and Brendan Gleeson as retired detective Bill Hodges, who is still haunted by the unsolved “Mr. Mercedes” massacre. Holland Taylor hilariously plays Hodges’ lustful next-door neighbor, Ida Silver.
(L-R) Actors Jharrel Jerome, Harry Treadaway, Kelly Lynch, Brendan Gleeson, Mary-Louise Parker, Holland Taylor, and director / producer Jack Bender…
About the Audience Network:
The Audience Network is an American general entertainment television channel owned by AT&T Inc. It features a mix of original and acquired series, specials, and feature films. As of 2018, the channel has a subscription base of over 26 million viewers.