Psychological thriller “The Alienist”, which has it’s debut airing tonight on TNT in the USA, is coming to Netflix around the world (excluding USA) on April 19th. The drama series is set in New York City in 1896 and follows Dr. Laszlo Kreizler (Daniel Brühl), a criminal psychologist, in the controversial new field of treating mental pathologies. Along with a newspaper illustrator (Luke Evans) and an ambitious secretary (Dakota Fanning) determined to become the city’s first female police detective; the team are on the hunt for the city’s first serial killer who is ritually murdering young boys. “The Alienist” is based on the best-selling novel by Caleb Carr and you can see the trailer below.
The Alienist is a gripping, turn-of-the-century murder mystery like none other: the story of the emergence of the world’s most powerful city that will stop at nothing to bury its darkest secrets.