AMC’s Upcoming Series The Terror Announces First Cast Members

November 20, 2016

TV

Written by Kelli Marchman McNeely

Kelli Marchman McNeely - Horror Fuel CEO & Executive Producer Email: ho[email protected]

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AMC’s new upcoming anthology series ‘The Terror’, has signed several cast members for its first season. Deadline has reported that Edward Ashley (In the Heart of the Sea),  Ronan Raftery (Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them), and Liam Garrigan (Once Upon a Time), will all be playing reoccurring roles. Both Ashley and Garrigan will play the roles of stewards and Raftery will play a Lieutenant on board the HMS Terror.

David Kajganich will serve as showrunner of the 10-episode first season along with Soo Hugh. Scott Free, Emjag Productios, Entertainment 360 and AMC will produce the 2017 series.

‘The Terror’, based on Dan Simmons’ 2007 bestselling novel, is set in 1847. It follows a Navy expedition crew in search for the Northwest Passage. The vessels are attacked by a mysterious predator that stalks the ship and their crew in a cat and mouse game for survival. The story is a fictionalized account of the HMS Erebus and HMS Terror, lead by Captain Sir John Franklin.

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