First Look Photos: Keifer Sutherland Returns to Television in Paramount+'s 'Rabbit Hole:' 'It's Less Grueling Than 24’
- Category: Interviews
- Published: Monday, 09 January 2023 13:40
- Written by Lupe R Haas
Keifer Sutherland returns to the espionage game in Paramount+'s new series, RABBIT HOLE. On Monday, Sutherland, his costars Meta Golding, Enid Graham and Rob Yang and showrunners John Requa and Glenn Ficarra (This is Us) talked about the show for the first time at the Television Critics Association panel.
Produced by CBS Studios, the eight-episode season will premiere Sun., March 26 with two episodes. Sutherland is also an executive producer on the Paramount+ series.
In RABBIT HOLE, Keifer Sutherland is John Weir, a master of deception in the world of corporate espionage until the tables are turned and Weir is framed for murder by powerful forces.
During the panel, the former 24 star revealed the streaming series is a lot less grueling than his last outing on network television. Showrunners John Requa and Glenn Ficarra reveal they were interested in transitioning from This Is Us to an action-oriented series, and when they heard that Sutherland was looking for a project, they started writing the show for him.
See the full press release and the first-look photos below.
Paramount+ today announced the premiere date for RABBIT HOLE and released the series teaser art. Produced by CBS Studios, the eight-episode season will premiere Sun., March 26 with two episodes. New episodes will drop weekly on Sundays, exclusively on Paramount+ in the U.S. and Canada, and on the following day Mon., March 27 in the U.K., Australia, Latin America, Italy, Germany, Switzerland, Austria and France. The premiere date in South Korea will be announced at a later date.
The news was revealed by RABBIT HOLE showrunners, John Requa and Glenn Ficarra, during Paramount+’s Television Critics Association presentation. The RABBIT HOLE panel also included series stars Kiefer Sutherland, Meta Golding, Enid Graham and Rob Yang.
In RABBIT HOLE, nothing is what it seems when John Weir (Sutherland), a master of deception in the world of corporate espionage, is framed for murder by powerful forces with the ability to influence and control populations.
In addition to Sutherland, RABBIT HOLE features a dynamic cast including Charles Dance (“Game of Thrones”) as Dr. Ben Wilson, Meta Golding (“Empire”) as Hailey Winton, Enid Graham (“Mare of Easttown”) as Josephine “Jo” Madi, Jason Butler Harner (“Ozark”) as Valence, Walt Klink (“Arctic Circle”) as The Intern and Rob Yang (“Succession”), as Edward Homm.
Sutherland serves as executive producer for RABBIT HOLE, alongside writer-directors John Requa and Glenn Ficarra (“This Is Us,” “WeCrashed”), Charlie Gogolak (“The Sinner,” “WeCrashed”), Suzan Bymel (“Designated Survivor”) and Hunt Baldwin (“Longmire,” “The Closer”).
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