The Man Who Fell to Earth

The Man Who Fell to Earth (2022) Showtime Series release date, cast

Showtime has released the official trailer for the new miniseries “The Man Who Fell to Earth” starring Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years of Slavery, Doctor Strange) as an alien who has just arrived on Earth to face his own past to determine the future of human evolution .

Also starring Naomie Harris with Bill Nighy, Jimmy Simpson and Rob Delaney, this new limited series Showtime is based on Walter Tevis ’1963 sci-fi novel of the same name, which itself was adapted into the 1976 cult film starring David Bowie

The Man Who Fell To Earth (2022) cast
The Man Who Fell To Earth (2022) series cast (source: youtube screenshot)

The executive producers of the Showtime drama are screenwriters-producers Alex Kurtzman and Jenny Lumet, the team behind the series “Clarice” in the sequel to The Silence of the Lambs and the upcoming spinoff series Discovery “Star Trek: Strange New Worlds”.

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The Man Who Fell to Earth Season 1 premiers on  April,24, 2022. Season 1 has 10 episodes and the firs episode is titled Hallo, Spaceboy.

The Man Who Fell To Earth (2022) plot

Based on Walter Tevis ’novel of the same name and the cult film starring David Bowie, The Man Who Fell to Earth will follow a new alien character (Chiwetel Ejiofor) who arrives on Earth at a turning point in human evolution and has to face his own past to determine our future.

The Man Who Fell To Earth cast and characters

  • Chiwetel Ejiofor as the alien/Faraday
  • Naomie Harris as Justin Falls
  • Jimmi Simpson as Spencer Clay
  • Clarke Peters as Josiah Falls
  • Rob Delaney as Hatch Flood
  • Sonya Cassidy as Edie Flood
  • Joana Ribeiro as Lisa Dominguez
  • Annelle Olayele as Molly Falls
  • Bill Nighy as Thomas Jerome Newton
  • Kate Mulgrew as Drew Finch
  • Josh Herdman as Terry
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The Man Who Fell To Earth (2022) Official Trailer | SHOWTIME