Mindhunter Season 1 Release Date

Mindhunter Season 1 Release Date


David Fincher will direct and produce the first episodes of the TV show Mindhunter after the book written by J. Douglas. The show is based on the autobiographical book by John Douglas, FBI psychologist, hunting for a number of very well-known killers. Douglas felt inspired by images of Jack Crawford and Will Graham of the novels of Thomas Harris, as well as movies and TV series on it.

Mindhunter season 1 release date was announced for the Q2 of 2017. Currently the first season in the production by Netflix. Supposedly all episodes of Mindhunter season 1 premiere will be streamed during the first day on the streaming service.


Initially Mindhunter was settled by the Fox 21 showrunner Scott Buck (Six Feet Under, Dexter). But later the situation have changed. Buck has been announced as a showrunner in Iron Fist with Carrie-Anne Moss, the director’s chair Mindhunter takes is likely to Fincher and screenwriter place went to Joe Penhall (The Road).

Ashley Watkins, Chris Diamantopoulos, Paul Culos, Lamon Archey, Natalia Bair, Carlos Bosch and Kerry Condon will participate in Mindhunter season 1 premiere.

Jonathan Groff from the series Looking will appear in all episodes of the new series. It is possible that this will be the role of one of the many maniacs whom Douglas helped to catch.

The star of the series "Fringe" Anna Torv got the lead female role in the upcoming drama series David Fincher’s Mindhunter season 1 episode 1 which is preparing for the streaming service Netflix.


Accordingly, the approximate content of the future of the series can be predicted: the most space in the book is given to the maniac who kills prostitutes in Alaska, the destroyer of children in Atlanta and Gary from Seattle ( "Killer of Green River" is mentioned in the "Dexter").

Interesting Facts

  • Mindhunter season 1 premiere follows the plot of the real book about the former special agent John Douglas of the Federal Bureau of Investigation with the cumbersome title Mind Hunter: Inside the FBI’s Elite Serial Crime Unit which appeared in 1996 and tells about his work on a simpler catch the most famous serial killers;
  • The executive producer of the project is also Charlize Theron;
  • Mindhunter by Fincher will become the third thriller project- after critically acclaimed Se7en and Zodiac.

Promo Art

Mindhunter Season 1 Promo 1
Mindhunter Season 1 Promo 2


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