HBO’s ‘The Night Of’ Starring Riz Ahmed And John Turturro Premieres July 10

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HBO’s ‘The Night Of’ Starring Riz Ahmed And John Turturro Premieres July 10
Posted by Wilson Morales

June 13, 2016

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HBO’s upcoming series The Night Of, which stars John Turturro (“Fading Gigolo,” “O Brother, Where Art Thou?”) and Riz Ahmed (“Nightcrawler”) premiere Sunday, July 10 at 9:00pm ET/PT.

Directed by Steven Zaillian and James Marsh from teleplays by Richard Price and Zaillian, The Night Of delves into the intricacies of a complex New York City murder case with cultural and political overtones. The story examines the police investigation, the legal proceedings, the criminal justice system and the feral purgatory of Rikers Island, where the accused await trial for felony crimes.

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The limited series’ ensemble cast includes Michael Kenneth Williams (HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire” and “Bessie”), Bill Camp (“12 Years a Slave,” “Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)”), Jeannie Berlin (“Inherent Vice”), Poorna Jagannathan (“Thanks for Sharing”), Payman Maadi (“A Separation”), Glenne Headly (“Don Jon,” “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels”), Amara Karan (“The Darjeeling Limited”), Sofia Black-D’Elia (“The Immigrant”), Paul Sparks (“Mud,” HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire”), Ben Shenkman (“Royal Pains,” HBO’s “Angels in America”), Afton Williamson (CINEMAX’s “Banshee”), Paulo Costanzo (“Road Trip”), Ned Eisenberg (“Last Man Standing”), Mohammad Bakri (“Laila’s Birthday”), Nabil Elouahabi (“Zero Dark Thirty”), Ashley Thomas (“The Man Inside”), Glenn Fleshler (“A Most Violent Year”), Chip Zien (“United 93”) and Max Casella (HBO’s “Vinyl,” “Inside Llewyn Davis”).

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The Night Of is an eight-part limited series created by Steven Zaillian and Richard Price. It is executive produced by Zaillian, Price, Jane Tranter, James Gandolfini, and Peter Moffat; co-executive produced by Garrett Basch, Nancy Sanders and Mark Armstrong. Filmed in and around Manhattan, the HBO series is based on the BBC’s “Criminal Justice,” created by Peter Moffat.

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