Created by Jenny Lumet and Alex Kurtzman, The Man Who Fell to Earth is an upcoming American science fiction television series. It is based on the published 1963 novel of the same name by American novelist Walter Tevis.
The novel was the basis for Nicolas Roeg’s 1976 film of the same name, starring David Bowie, Rip Torn, Candy Clark, Buck Henry and Bernie Casey as well as the 1987 television adaptation and is now set to deliver the series. televised.
Kurtzman directed all 10 episodes of the series and produced them in collaboration with Jenny Lumet, Rola Bauer, Carl Beverly, Françoise Guyonnet, John Hlavin, Heather Kadin and Sarah Timberman under the banners of Secret Hideout, Timberman/Beverly, Tandem Productions and CBC Studios.
The Man Who Fell to Earth Star Cast
- British actor Chiwetel Ejiofor, recipient of many awards including BAFTA Award, Laurence Olivier Award, NAACP Image Award, is the male lead and he plays the role of the extraterrestrial/Faraday
- Actress Naomie Harris plays the female lead as Justin Falls. She is best known for playing Selena in the Zombie movie 28 Days Later, Tia Dalma in the second and third Pirates of the Caribbean movies, Winnie Mandela in Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, etc. She also starred in the acclaimed film Moonlight, a performance that earned her numerous accolades and nominations.
- Jimmi Simpson as Spencer Clay
- Clarke Peters as Josiah Falls
- Rob Delaney as Hatch Flood
- Sonya Cassidy as Edie Flood
- Joana Ribeiro as Lisa Dominguez
- Annelle Olaleye as Molly Falls
- Bill Nighy as Thomas Jerome Newton
- Kate Mulgrew as Drew Finch
- Josh Herdman as Terry
- Martha Plimpton as Officer K. Faraday
—Alex Kurtzman (@Alex_Kurtzman) April 1, 2022
The Man Who Fell to Earth OTT Release Date
The creators have announced the release date for this most anticipated sci-fi series. It is confirmed that the series will consist of 10 episodes and the first episode will be broadcast on the American premium television network Showtime on April 24, 2022. Part of the series was also broadcast on South by Southwest (SXSW) on March 12, 2022.
Here is the list of episodes with their premiere date. Continue reading:
- Hallo Spaceboy – April 24, 2022
- Unwashed and slightly dizzy – May 1, 2022
- New Angels of Promise – May 8, 2022
- Under Pressure – May 15, 2022
- Moonage Daydream – May 29, 2022
- Changes – June 5, 2022
- Cracked Actor – June 12, 2022
- Pretty Things Go To Hell – June 19, 2022
- As the World Crumbles – June 26, 2022
- The Man Who Sold the World – July 3, 2022
Trailer The Man Who Fell to Earth
The first trailer for the series was released on February 22, 2022 while the second trailer was released on April 8, 2022.
Plot of the series
The plot of the series revolves around a humanoid alien, Faraday (Chiwetel Ejiofor) who falls to earth from a distant planet on a mission to bring earth’s water back to his planet which is experiencing a catastrophic drought. He finds a woman, Justin (Naomie Harris) on earth who can help him save his kind and together they discover that in order to save his world they must first save the Earth which is full of human vices and corruption.