Alan Cumming & Rosario Dawson Star in BRIARPATCH on USA Network
This winter, usa network will unveil a night of murder, mystery and manipulation. On February 6, the close-ended 10-episode anthology series BRIARPATCH -- starring Rosario Dawson -- debuts at 10/9c. Leading the night is the return of the limited series, THE SINNER, starring Bill Pullman, Matt Bomer and Chris Messina, which returns at 9/8c for a new 8-episode chapter.
BRIARPATCH follows Allegra Dill (Dawson), as a no-nonsense professional who returns to her quirky hometown to solve her sister's murder. The season celebrates the beloved genres represented by Ross Thomas' book -- a stylish blend of crime and pulp fiction -- while updating his sense of fun, danger and place for a new generation.
The series -- also starring Jay R. Ferguson, Edi Gathegi, Brian Geraghty and Kim Dickens - is written for television by Greenwald, who will executive produce along with MR. ROBOT creator Sam Esmail through his production company Esmail Corp and Anonymous Content's Chad Hamilton. The series hails from UCP and Paramount Television.
Alan Cumming made his professional acting debut as Malcolm in Michael Boydâ€™s production of Macbeth at the Tron Theatre, Glasgow in 1985. 28 Years later he played nearly all the parts in The National Theatre of Scotlandâ€™s sensational re-imagining of the Scottish play on Broadway, earning him the Broadway.com and Broadwayworld.com Best Actor Awards and a Drama League Performance of Distinction Nomination. After working extensively in the Scottish theatre, he made his West End debut in Conquest of the South Pole earned him his first Olivier award nomination. He appeared with the RSC, played Romeo for the RNT Studio and earned further Olivier nominations for La Bete and Cabaret. His career-defining Hamlet for the English Touring Theatre earned him huge critical acclaim, a TMA Best Actor award and Shakespeare Globe nomination. He won an Olivier for Accidental Death of an Anarchist at the Royal National Theatre. In 1998 he made his sensational Broadway debut when Cabaret transferred to NYC, winning him the Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle, Theatre World, NY Press, FANY and Public Advocate awards.
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