A Conversation with John Simm, Mira Sorvino & Glen Morgan of INTRUDERS
Join us for a conversation with the cast and producer of Intruders: John Simm, Mira Sorvino and Glen Morgan
From writer and executive producer Glen Morgan (The X-Files), Intruders is about a
secret society devoted to chasing immortality by seeking refuge in the bodies of others. A contemporary, chilling, paranormal tale set in the moody Pacific Northwest, the eight part series spins a fascinating and complex web of drama. As strange, apparently unrelated events start happening, multiple story-lines a missing wife, an assassin covering his crimes, a child on the run begin to intertwine to reveal a conspiracy that will forever change our understanding of human nature. Produced by BBC Worldwide Productions, the series is based on British novelist Michael Marshall Smith's 'The Intruders'. Intruders premieres Saturday, August 23, 10:00pm ET.
Jack Whelan (John Simm), a former LAPD cop with a troubled and violent history, finds the quiet idyllic life he has crafted with his wife, Amy (Mira Sorvino), shattered when she vanishes. Jack is drawn deeper into the mystery when his high school friend, Gary Fischer (Tory Kittles), shows up on his doorstep asking for help with a murder case. Initially dismissive of Gary's claims, the more Jack investigates the more complex and surreal his discoveries become. What Jack uncovers leads him down the dark path of his own past and closer to the terrifying revelations about a secret society known as Qui Reverti. In order to conceal the truth, an assassin named Richard Shepherd (James Frain) is embarking on a series of lethal executions and is in pursuit of a seemingly innocent nine-year-old girl, Madison (Millie Brown) a run away with a score to settle who could be the end of them all. With Gary's help, Jack is determined to find and save the wife he loves, at any cost..."Because in the beginning, there was death."
Simm previously starred in the hit BBC AMERICA series Life on Mars, State of Play and Doctor Who. He is joined by Sorvino, whose multi-award winning body of work includes Mighty Aphrodite, Norma Jean & Marilyn and Human Trafficking. BBC AMERICA welcomes James Frain (The White Queen, Tron: Legacy, True Blood) and Tory Kittles (True Detective) to the channel, and 10-year-old Millie Brown (Once Upon a Time in Wonderland), making her debut in a series lead role. Under the direction of Eduardo Sanchez (The Blair Witch Project, Exists) and Daniel Stamm 13 Sins, The Last Exorcism), the creative team includes acclaimed production designer Mark Freeborn (Breaking Bad), and the series has music by Bear McCreary (The Walking Dead). The series is executive produced by Jane Tranter (Criminal Justice, Getting On, Da Vinci's Demons) and Julie Gardner (Getting On, Doctor Who, Torchwood) for BBC Worldwide Productions, Glen Morgan and Rose Lam (The L Word). BBC Worldwide distribute the series internationally.
Intruders is part of BBC AMERICA's slate of dramas including original series Orphan Black, The Game, A Poet in New York, Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell, Ripper Street, In The Flesh, Atlantis, and Doctor Who.
John Simm - "Jack"
John Simm is an English actor with a multi-award-winning body of work across television, film and stage. Television credits include Cracker, Life on Mars, State of Play, Doctor Who, Prey, The Lakes, The Devil's Whore, The Village, Sex Traffic, Exile and Mad Dogs. His film work includes Michael Winterbottom's Wonderland and 24 Hour Party
People, plus the award-winning cult clubbing film Human Traffic. On-stage John received huge critical acclaim for his portrayal of Hamlet at The Crucible Theatre and was nominated for a 'Best Actor' Olivier Award for his title performance in Elling.
Mira Sorvino - "Amy"
Mira Sorvino won the Academy Award, the Golden Globe Award, the Critics' Choice Award, and the National Board of Review and New York Film Critics Circle citations, among other honors, for her performance in Woody Allen's Mighty Aphrodite. She was a Golden Globe Award nominee for her performance in Christian Duguay's miniseries Human Trafficking; and had previously been nominated for her portrayal of Marilyn Monroe in Tim Fywell's Norma Jean and Marilyn, which also earned her an Emmy Award. Sorvino most recently starred in the critically acclaimed Union Square directed by Nancy Savoka and Trade of Innocents by Christopher Bessette. Other recent credits include NBC miniseries The Last Templar, Like Dandelion Dust, Multiple Sarcasms opposite Timothy Hutton, Waska, opposite Lynn Collins, Thomas Dekker, Kate Walsh and Jeremy Piven, Terry George's Reservation Road, opposite Joaquin Phoenix, Mark Ruffalo and Jennifer Connelly; Robert Redford's Quiz Show; Spike Lee's Summer of Sam.
Glen Morgan - Writer & Executive producer
Glen Morgan is best known for his screen work with long-time writing partner James Wong, including The X-Files, Millennium, Space: Above and Beyond, the Final Destination series, The One, Willard, and the 2006 remake of Black Christmas. He has worked extensively with his younger brother Darin Morgan, a fellow X-Files writer, and a supervising producer for Intruders. Morgan has recently served as co-executive producer on the series The River and on The Cartoon Network's Tower Prep alongside Paul Dini. Previous credits include such notable series as The Others, The Commish, Wiseguy, and 21 Jump Street.
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