Manhunt - An Inside Look
Manhunt - An Inside Look

Manhunt - An Inside Look - One of the best known but least understood crimes in history: the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.

Here’s an exclusive look at Manhunt, coming to Apple TV+ March 15.

Based on The New York Times bestselling and Edgar Award-winning nonfiction book from author James L.

Swanson, “Manhunt” is a conspiracy thriller about the astonishing story of the hunt for John Wilkes Booth in the aftermath of Abraham Lincoln’s assassination.

The seven-part limited series stars Emmy Award-winning actor Tobias Menzies (“The Crown,” “Game of Thrones,” “Outlander”), and is created by Emmy nominee Monica Beletsky (“Fargo,” “The Leftovers,” “Friday Night Lights”), who also serves as showrunner and executive producer.

Emmy nominee Carl Franklin (“Dahmer – Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story,” “One False Move,” “Devil in a Blue Dress”) directed the first two episodes and is also an executive producer on the series.

Starring alongside Menzies are Anthony Boyle (“Tetris,” “The Plot Against America”), Lovie Simone (“Greenleaf”), Will Harrison (“Daisy Jones & The Six”), Brandon Flynn (“13 Reasons Why”), Damian O’Hare (“Hatfields & McCoys”), Glenn Morshower (“The Resident”), Patton Oswalt (“A.P.

Bio”), Matt Walsh (“Veep”) and Hamish Linklater (“The Big Short”).

“Manhunt” is produced by Apple Studios and co-produced by Lionsgate Television, in association with POV Entertainment, Walden Media, 3 Arts Entertainment, Dovetale Productions and Monarch Pictures.

Monica Beletsky, Carl Franklin, Layne Eskridge and Kate Barry executive produce.

Swanson, author of “Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln's Killer” also serves as executive producer alongside Michael Rotenberg, Richard Abate, Frank Smith and Naia Cucukov.