The Fugitive is a 2020 series that will remake the classic 1993 film and the prior 1963 film. The crime-drama is touted be one of 2020’s biggest series. A stellar cast and the revamp to the classic story is one of the things fans have been looking forward to.
It has taken the former premise with new characters and plot points. Read more about the new show including its release date.
Quibi’s The Fugitive: Release Date: Where To Watch It?
The first episode of The Fugitive will be available for streaming on Quibi on August 3, 2020. The upcoming series will also be exclusively available on the Quibi app.
The Fugitive: Quibi TV Show Cast 2020 – Cast & Crew
One of the main attractions of the show is its stellar cast that features experienced veterans of the action thriller era. As a matter of fact, Kiefer Sutherland played the lead character on the Fox drama series 24. The actor has succeeded both in film and on Tv.
Kiefer started acting more than 37 years ago. He even won an Emmy for his role as Jack Bauer on 24. In the new series, he will be playing Det. Clay Bryce. he is one of the main characters on the show and is integral to move the plot.
Similarly, the lead character of Mike Ferro is played by Boyd Holbrook. This is not his first major role in a TV series as he played the DEA agent Steve Murphy in Narcos. He had the main role from 2015 to 2016.
In addition to being a popular actor, he is also a model who has worked extensively for Gucci, Jean Paul Gaultier, Versus, Hugo Boss, etc. likewise, he is a poet who has released various poems online.
Genesis Rodriguez is also in the ensemble of the show and portrays Det. Sloan. She plays a hard as nails character that has a lot of flaws. Other than this, she has worked on hits like Entourage, What to Expect When You’re Expecting, Man on a Ledge, etc in her decades in the film industry.
Plot And Premise
The premise of the series is based on the legendary film of the same name that came out in 1993. The events of the show kick-off when lead character Mike Ferro, a blue-collar everyday man is traveling on the subway in Los Angeles. Then a bomb explodes in the subway.
Shaken from the blast and incredibly worried, he frantically tries to find his wife and daughter. At the moment, his only purpose is to make sure that his family is safe.
As luck would have it, the evidence at the scene of the incident and the journalism that focused on grabbing the audience rather than supply them with true information, Mike is accused of being the man behind the blast.
He is completely shocked by the allegations but manages to escape the blast zone and the grips of Det. Clay Bryce, a legendary cop, to prove his innocence and find those who harmed his family.
The whole world turns against Ferro and he has to find unlikely friendships in order to live another day and prove his innocence.
Lead actor Holdbrook has said that the show is different from Harrison Ford’s film in an interview with Variety. As per the actor’s remarks, the show is not a remake of the former versions but a series in its own right.
Many aspects have been changed to make them more appropriate for 2020 but some of the elements of the old projects have been completely taken out and revamped.
The trailer of the show was released first on February 1, 2020.
The second trailer came out on July 24.