In 2019, the Apple TV service announced the development of a new series Slow Horses, based on the spy novel by Mick Heron. Representatives of the service said that the main role was immediately given to Gary Oldman, and in 2020 they announced the remaining cast members. Among them are Olivia Cooke, Jack Lowden, and others. The project is a spy thriller with an ironic twist. Viewers are used to seeing modern special agents in movies as good as fictional superheroes, but the characters in the new AppleTV show are their complete opposite. At the center of the story will be the MI5 section of British intelligence. It is the most unpopular department of spies, as they exile losers who are sorry to be fired because of their former merits. The Slow Horses series will be released on April 1, 2022.
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The main character in the story is Jason Lamb. He was an excellent agent and repeatedly saved the homeland from terrorists, but his hot temper prevented the man from moving up the career ladder. He was sent to head the MI5 department, where the worst losers of British intelligence were gathered. Despite their failure, they have to do the job of protecting the country from various threats, and they begin to succeed under Lamb’s leadership. At the same time, their adventures are often accompanied by comical events, as viewers will observe in the series Slow Horses. Its release date is April 1, 2022.
What do you think, is it worth filming a sequel, and what should be in it?
Slow Horses is conceived as a six-episode project based entirely on the book of the same name. The authors shared that the studio has further interest in the story and that the author of the piece is not opposed to selling the rights to the second novel in the series, Dead Lions. If the first season interests viewers, there is a good chance that a sequel will be filmed. The Slow Horses series release date will be April 1, 2022. After receiving ratings will know the decision about the fate of the project.
The Slow Horses series was marked not only by a stellar cast, but also by notable composers. Mick Jagger, the lead singer of the cult band the Rolling Stones, said that he took part in writing the soundtrack to the show and found it very funny. Considering the studio’s serious expenses to develop the novelty, we can expect further interest in the project, and besides the material for the new series is enough – the entire series has 11 volumes, the last of which came out in 2022 and is not the end of the story. Nevertheless, the fate of the series can be judged by the success of the first season, whose release date will be April 1, 2022.
|Release date:||April 1, 2022|
|Original name:||Slow Horses|
|Cast:||Gary Oldman, Kristin Scott Thomas, Jonathan Pryce, Olivia Cooke|
Episodes release schedule
|Season 1 Episode 1||April 1, 2022|