FX has announced that the limited series “The Patient” will premiere on Hulu in the United States on Tuesday, August 30, 2022. The series is also set to be released on Disney+ internationally, but no release date for these regions has yet been announced. announced.
The announcement was made on social media which you can see below:
From the creators of The Americans comes FX’s The Patient, a psychological thriller starring @SteveCarell and Domhnall Gleeson. The limited series begins on August 30. Only on @hulu. pic.twitter.com/0LwxZ0G4go
— FX Networks (@FXNetworks) May 13, 2022
The series comes from Americans co-creators Joe Weisberg and Joel Fields who are also writing and producing the series.
“The Patient” stars Domhnall Gleeson and Steve Carell who will also serve as executive producers. Linda Emond (Succession, the golden age), Laura Niemi (It’s us, justified), Andre Leeds (The Dropout, Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist), David Alan Grier and Alex Rich also play.
The show consists of ten half-hour episodes and is described as a psychological thriller about psychotherapist Alexander Strauss (Carell), who finds himself held prisoner by a serial killer with an unusual request: to curb his murderous urges. But relaxing this man’s mind while dealing with the waves of his own pent-up troubles creates a journey perhaps as treacherous as his captivity.
Chris Long (The Americans, suspects) has been tapped to direct the first two episodes of the series and will also serve as an executive producer. Kevin Bray (Succession, Uncertain, The Americans, Run) and Gwyneth Horder-Payton (The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story, Pose, Pam and Tommy) will also direct the series.
Fields and Weisberg produce with Carell, Caroline Moore, Victor Hsu and Long.
The show is produced by FX Productions.