Series “Patrick Melrose”: Benedict Cumberbatch in the role of a playboy aristocrat in a new teaser and premiere date

Benedict Cumberbatch. Frame from the series “Patrick Melrose”

The Showtime finally announced the premiere date of the mini-series “Patrick Melrose” (Patrick Melrose), in which the main role was played by Benedict Cumberbatch. The first episode will be aired on may 12, and as a bonus to the producers of the TV show published online a new teaser.

Cumberbatch in the series, got the role of a witty playboy-aristocrat who surrenders to the temptations of self-destruction.

The basis of the tape laid down a series of novels by Edward St Aubin ‘ s telling about the formation of the Patrick Melrose in high places and the sacrifices that will have to go for it. The picture covers the time from the 60’s prior to the zero, describing a difficult childhood of the hero, when he endured the cruel treatment of his father and the indifference of his mother, and his Mature years — the years of drug and alcohol dependency of Melrose.

The company Cumberbatch on the set made Hugo weaving, Jennifer Jason Leigh, who played the parents of his character.

The script of the series “Patrick Melrose” was written by David Nicholls and Director of the project was made by Edward Berger.


Benedict Cumberbatch in the TV series “Patrick Melrose”

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