Chase Sui Wonders and Wyatt Oleff are featured in this first look photo at their upcoming new series City on Fire!
The two star in the Apple TV+ show, which is inspired by the Garth Risk Hallberg novel of the same name, and is written and executive produced by Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage.
In addition to first look photos, the streaming service also announced when the eight-episode series will premiere.
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Here’s a synopsis: An NYU student is shot in Central Park on the Fourth of July, 2003. Samantha (Wonders) is alone; there are no witnesses and very little physical evidence. Her friends’ band is playing her favorite downtown club but she leaves to meet someone, promising to return. She never does.
As the crime against Samantha is investigated, she’s revealed to be the crucial connection between a series of mysterious citywide fires, the downtown music scene, and a wealthy uptown real estate family fraying under the strain of the many secrets they keep.
Wyatt plays Charlie, Samantha’s friend who is struggling to cope with the death of his father on 9/11 two years earlier. After she is shot, he stops at nothing to unravel the mystery of what happened.
Also starring in the show are Jemima Kirke, Nico Tortorella, Ashley Zukerman, Xavier Clyde, Max Milner, Alexandra Doke, Omid Abtahi, Kathleen Munroe and John Cameron Mitchell.
City on Fire will premiere the first three episodes on Friday, May 12th, followed by new episodes every Friday through June 16th.
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