Parish
GenreCrime drama
Based onThe Driver
by Danny Brocklehurst and Jim Poyser
Developed by
  • Danny Brocklehurst
  • Sunu Gonera
Written byDanny Brocklehurst
Starring
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
Production
Executive producers
  • Danny Brocklehurst
  • Giancarlo Esposito
  • Sunu Gonera
  • Josh Kesselman
  • David Morrissey
  • Theo Travers
  • Jim Poyser
Production companies
Original release
NetworkAMC

Parish is an upcoming American crime drama television series based on the BBC One series The Driver. It is set to premiere on AMC in 2024.[1]

Cast

Main

Recurring

Episodes

No.TitleDirected byWritten by [7]Original release date
1TBATheo Travers[8]Teleplay by : Danny Brocklehurst & Sunu Gonera and Theo TraversTBA

Production

It was announced on March 8, 2022 that a television series adaptation of the BBC One series, The Driver, was in development, with Giancarlo Esposito starring as Vince.[1] On June 23, 2022, it was announced that Paula Malcomson had joined the cast as Ros.[3] In July, it was announced that Arica Himmel, Ivan Mbakop, Zackary Momo and Dax Rey had joined the cast as Michaela, Zenzo, the Horse and Luke, respectively.[2][5] In August, it was announced that Bonnie Mbuli and Skeet Ulrich had joined the cast as Shamiso Tongai and Colin, respectively.[4][6]

The series is created by Danny Brocklehurst and Sunu Gonera with Theo Travers acting as showrunner and is executive produced by Brocklehurst, Esposito, Gonera and Travers, alongside Josh Kesselman, David Morrissey and Danny Sherman. Filming is set to begin in early August of 2022 in New Orleans.[6] The same month, the title for the series was announced to be Parish.[9] In October 2022, it was reported that Gonera was removed from the series following an internal investigation against him.[10][11]

References

  1. ^ a b Otterson, Joe (March 8, 2022). "Giancarlo Esposito to Star in AMC Drama Series 'The Driver'". Variety. Retrieved August 2, 2022.
  2. ^ a b c d Ritman, Alex (July 29, 2022). "Ivan Mbakop, Arica Himmel, Dax Rey Join Giancarlo Esposito in AMC's 'The Driver' Remake (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved August 2, 2022.
  3. ^ a b Petski, Denise (June 23, 2022). "Paula Malcomson Joins Giancarlo Esposito In AMC's 'The Driver'". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved August 2, 2022.
  4. ^ a b Behzadi, Sofia (August 1, 2022). "'The Driver': Bonnie Mbuli Joins Giancarlo Esposito In AMC Series". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved August 2, 2022.
  5. ^ a b Ritman, Alex (July 18, 2022). "'The Nevers' Star Zackary Momoh Joins Giancarlo Esposito in AMC's 'The Driver' Remake (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved August 2, 2022.
  6. ^ a b c Andreeva, Nellie (August 2, 2022). "'The Driver': Skeet Ulrich Joins Giancarlo Esposito In AMC Series". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved August 2, 2022.
  7. ^ "Parish". Writers Guild of America West. Retrieved April 29, 2023.
  8. ^ "Shows A-Z - Parish on amc". The Futon Critic. Retrieved November 27, 2023.
  9. ^ "Exciting things coming in 2023 on @AMC_TV and @AMCPlus". Twitter. August 16, 2022. Retrieved August 17, 2022.
  10. ^ Hailu, Selome (October 24, 2022). "'Parish' Co-Creator Sunu Gonera Out From AMC Series Following 'Serious Allegations'". Variety. Retrieved October 24, 2022.
  11. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (October 24, 2022). "'Parish' Co-Creator/EP Sunu Gonera Out After Sexual Misconduct Investigation". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved October 25, 2022.