Someone killed Rosario Dawson’s sister and she’s gonna figure out who — if only these freakin’ zoo animals would get out of her way.
USA Network dropped the trailer for “Briarpatch” on Monday, its upcoming thriller series from “Mr. Robot” creator Sam Esmail, showing us that Dawson’s character on the show is going to have some trouble getting to the bottom of her cop sister’s death. And it’s not just because of the animals all around her hometown. No, there are humans who want to keep that secret from her and explosions going off left and right making things a little more challenging as well.
Here’s the official description, courtesy of USA: Get ready for “Briarpatch” starring Rosario Dawson as a dogged investigator returning to her hometown to investigate the explosive murder of her sister. From mysterious deaths and corruption to occasional car explosions and zoo animals on the loose, check out the new trailer below for this upcoming drama from USA Network – it’s a wild ride through “Saint Disgrace.”
“Briarpatch” also stars Jay R. Ferguson, Brian Geraghty, Edi Gathegi, Kim Dickens as well as Alan Cumming and Ed Asner.
The 10-episode anthology drama series will premiere its first two episodes at the Toronto International Film Festival and debut on USA Network in early 2020.
Based on the Ross Thomas novel of the same name, “Briarpatch” is written by Andy Greenwald, who will executive produce along with Esmail through his production company Esmail Corp and Anonymous Content’s Chad Hamilton. Ana Lily Amirpour directed the pilot and also serves as an executive producer.
Watch the trailer above.