The first extended trailer for AT&T Audience Network’s
anticipated adaptation of Stephen King’s Mr. Mercedes is
Based on King’s 2014 best-selling hard-boiled detective novel, the new series is a throwback to the hard-boiled detective stories of the 1920s and 30s, where violence and corruption often rendered our detectives into cynical antiheroes. And Detective Bill Hodges (Brendan Gleeson) has certainly had it, opting for an isolated life until he's baited out of retirement by Brady Hartsfield's (Penny Dreadful’s Harry Treadaway) lurid antics and threats to kill innocent lives.
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First shared by the author, the chilling trailer sets up the dangerous game of cat and mouse between the hardened detective and the demented psychopath.
The extended look also offers a peek at the rest of the cast, which includes Moonlight’s Jharrel Jerome as Jerome Robinson, UnREALbreakout Breeda Wool as Lou Linklatter, Ann Cusack as Olivia Trelawney, Mary-Louise Parker as Janey Patterson and Holland Taylor as Ida Silver.