Report: David Fincher’s Netflix ‘Mindhunter’ Sets October Premiere
It’s been pretty slow-going for David Fincher-Charlize Theron Netflix drama Mindhunter, but an official premiere may at last have been uncovered. The new Fincher-directed series starring Jonathan Groff and Fringe alum Anna Torv has reportedly booked its fall debut.
Months after its initial teaser and October premiere announcement, Mindhunter has reportedly been locked to debut all episodes on Friday, October 13. That’s the word from Collider, who note that October will be an especially frightful month, atop Stranger Things 2 debuting on Halloween.
The series is adapted from John Douglas and Mark Olshanker’s 1996 book Mind Hunter: Inside the FBI’s Elite Serial Crime Unit, which Theron held the rights to. The Road scribe Joe Penhall wrote the script, with Fincher and Theron executive producing, and Fincher directing the first two episodes. The book itself follows Douglas’ decades developing criminal profiling techniques and tracking down serial killers for the FBI.
So reads the Netflix synopsis:
MINDHUNTER features Jonathan Groff (Looking), Holt McCallanay (Sully), Anna Torv (Fringe) and Hannah Gross (Unless). The series is directed by David Fincher (Gone Girl, The Social Network, Zodiac), Asif Kapadia (Amy, Senna), Tobias Lindholm (A War, A Hijacking) and Andrew Douglas (The Amityville Horror, U Want Me 2 Kill Him?). Fincher, Joshua Donen (Gone Girl, The Quick and the Dead) Charlize Theron (Girlboss, Hatfields & McCoys) and Cean Chaffin (Gone Girl, Fight Club) are Executive Producers.
In the meantime, watch the first Mindhunter trailer below, and stay tuned.