It’s been roughly six years since Misplaced and Celebration of 5 star Matthew Fox has stepped onto both the large or small display, however we’ve simply gotten phrase that he’s coming again, Jack! Variety reviews that Fox will be part of Joanne Froggatt (Downton Abbey) in Final Gentle, an action-packed thriller mini-series tailored from Alex Scarrow’s bestselling novel.
Directed by Dennie Gordon (Jack Ryan), the five-part sequence represents Fox’s first TV position since ABC’s Misplaced got here to its controversial conclusion. Fox performed Jack Shepard on the sequence, which ran for six seasons and have become a cultural phenomenon within the course of. Along with starring in Final Gentle, Fox may also produce.
Written by John Zinman and Patrick Massett, often known as the crew behind Lara Croft: Tomb Raider and Friday Evening Lights, the duo may also govt produce and showrun. Based on Variety, the undertaking hopes to begin taking pictures on September 25 throughout a number of worldwide places, together with Prague.
The plot for Final Gentle revolves round a household whose lives are modified endlessly when oil provides get contaminated by an infectious agent, inflicting society to implode within the face of worldwide catastrophe.
“‘Final Gentle’ is the proper mixture of an action-packed restricted sequence with a compelling household drama at its coronary heart,” mentioned Lisa Katz, president of scripted content material for NBCUniversal Tv and Streaming. “Led by fan favorites Matthew Fox and Joanne Froggatt, this sweeping worldwide saga spans a number of continents that present a surprising international backdrop, but is grounded in a relatable and topical story. We are able to’t wait to share this with Peacock audiences.”
“It is a well timed thriller about society’s dependency on oil and its devastating results on our planet,” mentioned Rola Bauer, president of MGM Worldwide TV Productions. “Diego Piasek, our head of improvement informed me about Dennie connecting with this vital message. Dennie is a multi-genre proficient feminine director and her imaginative and prescient with Patrick and John has formed an pressing message for our audiences. We began this journey with Sydney and now with all our platform companions concerned, we’re poised to have this message heard in each nook of the globe.”
So far as grand returns go, Final Gentle appears like an thrilling alternative for Matthew Fox. It’s been far too lengthy since we final noticed the de facto chief of Misplaced‘s mysterious island, and I hope that this new present treats him properly.