Netflix is one of the most famous online streaming platforms which offers thousands of movies and TV-series to its users to watch over the internet. Now talking particularly about a very famous periodic drama series named ‘The Alienist’. It is based on a novel of the same name. It is created by Caleb Carr. There is only one season that has been aired yet on Netflix and in the first season, it has 10 episodes. It was aired for the first time on 22nd January 2018 on TNT as a sneak peek and it ended on 26th March 2018.
The star cast of the show includes Luke Evans (John Moore), Dakota Fanning (Sara Howard), Daniel Bruhl (De. Laszlo), Douglas Smith (Marcus), Brian Geraghty (Theodore), Q’orianka Kilcher (Mary Palmer), Matthew Shear (Lucas Issac) and many more. The story revolves around Daniel, Luke, and Dakota as an ad hoc team assembled in mid-1890s New York City to investigate a serial killer who is murdering street children. The series is set in 1896, there are series of gruesome murders in New York City. The newly appointed police commissioner Teddy Roosevelt calls Dr. Laszlo Kreizler. He’s a criminal psychologist and John Moore. The team finds opposition to the NYPD.
The second season of the show was confirmed back in August 2018. The second season will be based on a sequel of the original novel, The Angel of Darkness, and the plan is to retitle the show after the book. No release date has yet been announced but it is rumored that it will be released sometime this year. Let’s hope that, in the process, The Angel of Darkness will also add a whole load of female characters, especially following the death of Q’orianka Kilcher’s Mary Palmer in season one. The show has an average rating of 7.7/10 on IMDb and 66% rotten tomatoes and 96% Google Users liked the show.