Jamie Dornan directs BBC Mystery Thriller series


The BBC has released the first trailer for the upcoming limited series titled The tourist, with Jamie Dornan (Belfast) like a nameless man who wakes up with amnesia. The mystery thriller will debut in the UK on January 1, 2022 on BBC One. As for its US premiere, there is currently no release date attached to it, but it will be available to stream on HBO Max.

The tourist The trailer, which you can check out below, features the mysterious character of Dornan as he desperately searches for his identity in the glowing red heart of the Australian outback.

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The tourist hails from acclaimed writers Harry and Jack Williams, who are screenwriters and executive producers. It stars Jamie Dornan, Danielle Macdonald, Shalom Brune-Franklin and Damon Herriman.

“In the miniseries, a Briton finds himself in the glowing heart of the Australian outback, chased by a huge tanker trying to get him off the road,” the synopsis read. “An epic cat and mouse chase unfolds and the man later wakes up in the hospital injured, but somehow alive. Except he has no idea who he is. With ruthless figures from his past in pursuit, the man’s search for answers propels him through the vast and ruthless hinterland.

“Full of shocking, surprising, funny and brutal turns, The tourist takes place in a world populated by quirky and enigmatic characters, and offbeat comedy punctuates the high-stakes action. However, at its heart lies a story of self-discovery with a time bomb underneath: As The Man begins to uncover the mystery of who he was, he’s also forced to ask who he is now – and quickly. Will he unlock the secrets of his identity before those who try to kill him catch up to him? “

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The six-episode miniseries is being co-produced by HBO Max which will be its US streaming house of The tourist. Christopher Aird and Andrew Benson of Two Brothers Pictures and Tommy Bulfin of the BBC are the executive producers with Chris Sweeney, who is also expected to direct. Lisa Scott is also a producer.



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