Netflix ‘Eric’ Thriller Series: What We Know So Far

Netflix is ​​teaming up with esteemed playwright Abi Morgan to develop eric, a new series described as a tense and startling thriller set in 1980s New York. Here’s Everything We Know About Netflix Eric.

The series is created and written by the Emmy winner. abi morganwhose credits include his award-winning The time Y Shame, the Iron Lady, BBC/Sundance TV the division, and many more.

Morgan also worked on the BBC series. River which resided on Netflix in most regions as Netflix Original until it was abruptly removed in November 2019.

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Abi Morgan – Image: Sister

The series was announced by Netflix UK along with a a host of other UK productions in November 2021. Other announced titles included supacell, One day, the bucket of shit Y chaos.

The two production companies behind Netflix eric are British studio SISTER (the production company behind the award-winning HBO series Chernobyl) in association with Little Chick Productions. SISTER has previously worked with Morgan on cleavage and produced the Netflix BBC co-production Giri/Haji.

Jane Featherstone and Lucy Dyke are executive producers of SISTER and Morgan of Little Chick.


What is the plot of eric?

from netflix eric is described as a tense and surprising thriller. Here is the synopsis of the story of eric:

When Edgar, a young boy, goes missing in 1980s Manhattan, his grieving father Vincent, a puppeteer on America’s top children’s television show, finds solace in his friendship with Eric, the monster who lives under the rock. Edgar’s bed

In his quest to find the truth behind Edgar’s disappearance, Vincent is forced to delve into the dark shadows of a city rife with corruption to discover that the real monsters live much closer to home. Set against the backdrop of the AIDS epidemic of the 1980s, Detective Ledroit, tasked with uncovering internal corruption in the NYPD, becomes embroiled in the search for Edgar, while privately coming to terms with his own secrets. he.

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AIDS activists demonstrate on Wall Street in the 1980s, which will be Eric’s backdrop.


who is cast in eric?

As of January 2023, only two cast members have been confirmed. The first is Benedict Cumberbatch. Famous for his role as a London super-sleuth. sherlockKahn at the restart star trek franchise, and most recently as Dr. Strange in the MCU, Cumberbatch has been one of the most in-demand actors of the last decade. One of his most recent projects was on Netflix. dog power, which earned him his second Academy Award nomination for Best Actor in a Leading Role. To date, Cumberbatch has starred in 3 projects for Netflix, and will also star in the upcoming adaptation of Roald Dahl’s The wonderful story of Henry Sugar from director Wes Anderson.

Cumberbatch will play the role of Vincent Sullivan.

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The second actor confirmed for Eric is Donald Sage Mackay in the role of Jerry. Mackay previously starred in the Michael Myers comedy The Pentaverate.


What is the production status of eric?

Official Production Status: Pre-Production / Scheduled Filming (Last update: 09/01/2023)

We previously reported on the news that production supposedly planned to start in the UK in November 2022. However, since then we’ve seen some conflicting reports about the filming schedule.

IMDb Pro is reporting that filming began on December 5, 2022 and is scheduled to wrap up sometime in April 2023. We’ve also seen a separate source that listed the project to begin filming in “mid-January 2023” and not It is scheduled to end until “end of May 2023”.

The series will shoot in Budapest in Hungary and New York in the United States.


How many episodes will there be in eric?

No number of episodes has been announced, but we could expect a standard 8 or 10.


What is the Netflix release date? eric?

Previously, we would have expected a 2023 release date; however, if filming doesn’t wrap up until the end of May 2023, we’d be lucky to see the series on Netflix before the end of the year. A more realistic release date for eric It will be in early 2024.

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