All six episodes of the legal thriller, starring BAFTA award winners
Helen McCrory and Michael Gambon, will premiere exclusively on Amazon
Prime Video in the US on Friday, October 27
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 3, 2017--
(NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon today announced it has added Fearless to
its lineup of original dramatic series, and will premiere all six
episodes exclusively on Prime Video in the US on Friday, October 27.
Starring BAFTA award winners Helen
McCrory (Peaky Blinders, Penny Dreadful) and Sir Michael
Gambon (Fortitude), produced by Mammoth
Screen for ITV in association with Weinstein Television, and written
and executive produced by Homeland writer and Executive Producer Patrick
Harbinson, Fearless is a legal conspiracy thriller following
human rights lawyer Emma Banville (McCrory), whose latest case will
uncover a web of secrets and collusion with both personal and national
In the series, Emma sets out to prove the innocence of Kevin Russell (Sam
Swainsbury, Mum), a man who she feels was wrongly convicted
for the murder of schoolgirl Linda Simms (Eve
Austin, In the Flesh) 14 years earlier. Emma is determined to
reveal the truth behind Linda’s death and is prepared to go to extreme
lengths to prove Kevin’s innocence. However, as she digs deeper into the
case–risking her career, personal life and reputation–she begins to
sense powerful forces in the police and the intelligence services who
want to stop her from uncovering the truth.
“We are excited to add this riveting drama to Prime Video,” said Brad
Beale, Vice President, Worldwide TV Content Acquisition. “Patrick
Harbinson is brilliant at telling gripping stories, and the compelling
performances by the cast will keep viewers at the edge of their seats.”
Fearless also stars BAFTA Award winner Wunmi
Mosaku (Black Mirror), Jonathan
Forbes (Catastrophe), John
Bishop (Accused), Rebecca
Callard (Ordinary Lies), Jamie
Bamber (Marcella), Sam
Swainsbury (Mum), Emma
Hamilton (Mr. Selfridge) and Emmy nominee Robin
Weigert (American Horror Story).
The series premiered on ITV in the UK this summer. The first season of Fearless
was the most watched drama series across its six weeks on the ITV
Hub. Here is what the UK critics have to say:
“Promises to be one of those must-see series that gets everyone
talking” – TV Magazine (The Sun)
“Gripping and undeniably intriguing” – Gerard Donovan, Daily
“Helen McCrory’s performance in Fearless is captivating” – Sarah
“A confident, absorbing first chapter” – Gabriel Tate, Daily
“A dense plot [and] a strong cast” – Victoria Segal, Culture
An Amazon Original Series in the US and produced by Mammoth
Screen for ITV in association with Weinstein Television in the UK, Fearless
is produced by Adrian
Sturges (Houdini and Doyle, The Enfield Haunting) and
executive produced by Harbinson
along with Mammoth Screen’s managing director, Damien
Timmer (Victoria, Poldark) and Tom
Mullens (Endeavor, Black Work). The series was developed by
Mammoth’s Creative Director Rebecca
Keane and directed by BAFTA winner Pete
Travis (The Go-Between, Legacy).
Fearless will be available for Prime members to stream and enjoy
using the Amazon Prime Video app for TVs, connected devices including
Amazon Fire TV, and mobile devices, or online with other Amazon Original
Series online at Amazon.com/originals,
at no additional cost to their membership. Eligible customers who are
not already Prime members can sign up for a free trial at www.amazon.com/prime.
For a list of all Amazon Video compatible devices, visit www.amazon.com/howtostream.
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