It has been greater than a yr since we first heard about Starz‘s engaging new sequence Hightown (initially titled P-City), however we lastly have a premiere date for the crime drama. The sequence will debut on Sunday, Might 17 at 8/7c. You may take a look at a primary take a look at Hightown within the beforehand launched teaser above.
Created and executive-produced by Rebecca Cutter, the sequence is about on Cape Cod and revolves round habit and the continuing opioid disaster. Chicago Fire‘s Monica Raymund stars as Jackie Quiñones, a Nationwide Marine Fisheries Service agent whose hard-partying life-style is abruptly disrupted when she discovers a physique on the seashore. Realizing the deceased was one other casualty of the opioid epidemic, Jackie works to get sober as a approach to deal with her trauma. Nonetheless, she quickly turns into satisfied she has to resolve the homicide, a call that places her at odds with the abrasive Ray Abruzzo (James Badge Dale), a sergeant with the Cape Cod Interagency Narcotics Unit who exists inside a grey space.
Jackie is a far cry from the fan-favorite character Raymund portrayed for a number of seasons on the favored NBC drama Chicago Fireplace. “I am the form of lady Gabby Dawson would attempt to save on the road,” Raymund stated when requested how the 2 characters differed on the Tv Critics Affiliation press tour in January. “This function is actually about battling my inside demons, looking for redemption, attempting to fill one thing inside me that I am unable to fill. I haven’t got an entire individual but. I am exploring that because the character of Jackie.”
And though the present revolves round a central homicide, Raymund harassed that the purpose of the present shouldn’t be essentially to uncover the responsible occasion. “That is one thing that has a story,” she stated. “This isn’t a procedural. This isn’t a whodunnit. It is a character-driven present.”
Hightown is will premiere Sunday, Might 17 at 8/7c on Starz.