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Chiwetel Ejiofor is The Man Who Fell To Earth in the new trailer for the new sequel miniseries

The trailer for the new adaptation of The Man Who Fell To Earth has been released. Chiwetel Ejiofor (“12 Years a Slave,” “The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind”) stars in the new series which is based on the Walter Tevis novel of the same name and the iconic film starring David Bowie. THE MAN WHO FELL TO EARTH will follow a new alien character who arrives on Earth at a turning point in human evolution and must confront his own past to determine our future.

Bill Nighy is playing the original alien, Thomas Newton. The new show also stars Naomie Harris, Jimmi Simpson, Rob Delaney, Clarke Peters, Sonya Cassidy, Joana Ribeiro, Annelle Olayele, Kate Mulgrew, and Josh Herdman.

“Chiwetel Ejiofor’s stage and film career are staggering in their bravery, commitment and quality,” said Alex Kurtzman and Jenny Lumet, co-showrunners and executive producers. “He’s everything we could imagine and a million things we can’t. We couldn’t be more thrilled.”

Actor, writer and director Chiwetel Ejiofor is renowned for his portrayal of Solomon Northup in “12 Years a Slave,” for which he received Academy Award and Golden Globe Award nominations, along with the BAFTA Award for Best Actor. He wrote, directed and was featured in the 2019 Netflix success “The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind” and is also known for his extensive catalogue of performances in films including “Dirty Pretty Things”, “Kinky Boots”, “The Martian”, “Doctor Strange”, “American Gangster”, “Children of Men” and “Love Actually”. Ejiofor is also widely regarded as one of the leading theatre actors of his generation.

Alex Kurtzman and Jenny Lumet write and executive produce and serve as co-showrunners alongside executive producer John Hlavin. Kurtzman will also direct. Rola Bauer, Tim Halkin, Sarah Timberman, Carl Beverly and Heather Kadin will also serve as executive producers, and Aaron Baiers will serve as co-executive producer. The series will be co-produced by CBS Studios and TANDEM Productions, a STUDIOCANAL Company, in association with Secret Hideout and Timberman/Beverly. STUDIOCANAL owns the rights for both Walter Tevis’ book as well as the iconic Nicolas Roeg film with David Bowie.

The Man Who Fell To Earth hits Showtime on 24th April 2022.

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