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I Am the Night 

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In early 1960s, an African American teenage girl looking for her real father and a disgraced journalist seeking closure find themselves drawn into a web of secrets revolving around L.A.'s most infamous cold case, the Black Dahlia murder.

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Chris Pine and Patty Jenkins Team Up for True Crime

Looking for something to watch? Check out "I Am the Night." The TNT series tackles the unsolved murder of The Black Dahlia with the dream team of Chris Pine and Patty Jenkins.

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Series cast summary:
Chris Pine ...  Jay Singletary 6 episodes, 2019
India Eisley ...  Fauna Hodel / ... 6 episodes, 2019
Jefferson Mays ...  George Hodel 6 episodes, 2019
Leland Orser ...  Peter Sullivan 6 episodes, 2019
Dylan Smith ...  Sepp 6 episodes, 2019
Connie Nielsen ...  Corinna Hodel 6 episodes, 2019
Golden Brooks ...  Jimmy Lee 5 episodes, 2019
Shoniqua Shandai ...  Tina 5 episodes, 2019
Yul Vazquez ...  Billis 4 episodes, 2019
Justin Cornwell ...  Terrence Shye 4 episodes, 2019
Jay Paulson ...  Ohls 4 episodes, 2019
Theo Marshall ...  Detective Cuddy 4 episodes, 2019
Ebony Jo-Ann Ebony Jo-Ann ...  Big Momma 3 episodes, 2019
Arlen Escarpeta ...  Xander 3 episodes, 2019
Monique A. Green ...  Nina 3 episodes, 2019
Lucy Jenner Lucy Jenner ...  Lilly 2 episodes, 2019
Astro ...  Nero 2 episodes, 2019
Devon Bostick ...  Tommy 2 episodes, 2019
David Raibon ...  Stanley 2 episodes, 2019
Mariko Wordell ...  Yuna 2 episodes, 2019
Tommy Lamey ...  Homeless Man 2 episodes, 2019
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Inspired by true events, "I Am the Night" tells the gripping story of Fauna Hodel (India Eisley), a teenage girl who is given away at birth, and grows up outside of Reno, Nevada. Fauna lives more-or-less comfortably with the mysteries of her origin, until one day she makes a discovery that leads her to question everything. As Fauna begins to investigate the secrets of her past, she meets a ruined reporter (Chris Pine), haunted by the case that undid him. Together they follow a sinister trail that swirls ever closer to an infamous Los Angeles gynecologist, Dr. George Hodel (Jefferson Mays), a man involved in some of Hollywood's darkest debauchery, and possibly, its most infamous unsolved crime. Written by TNT

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 January 2019 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Jenkins + Pine, Studio T See more »
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16:9 HD
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Trivia

The life story of Fauna Hodel (1951-2017) previously inspired the unreleased feature film Pretty Hattie's Baby (1991). See more »

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The opening theme contains a 1970 Plymouth Fury. The series takes place in 1965. See more »

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No roots
28 January 2019 | by VivkonSee all my reviews

This is a fascinating story of revealation: the mystery of an adoption centered on one girl. The TV series is rife with striking elements of romance and detective, chicanery. Acting is enjoyable and the storyline is quite promising. It looks like knowing the roots can be dangerous for truth-seekers, but fascinating for show viewers.


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