David Harbour (State Of Affairs) and Winona Ryder (Show Me A Hero) have been cast in Netlfix’s untitled 8 episode supernatural drama series (formerly known as Montauk), which hails from Matt Duffer & Ross Duffer.
Set in 1980s Montauk, Long Island, the untitled series opens when a young boy vanishes into thin air. As friends, family, and local police search for answers, they are drawn into an extraordinary mystery involving top secret government experiments, terrifying supernatural forces, and one very strange little girl.
David Harbour, who played David Hirsch on HBO’s Aaron Sorkin series The Newsroom, has been cast as the weary Chief of Police in Montauk, who oversees the investigation into the disappearance of the young boy. Harbour, repped by ICM Partners, recently starred on the first season of WGN America’s Manhattan.
Meanwhile, Winona Ryder, who has just wrapped a significant role on HBO’s upcoming miniseries Show Me A Hero has been cast as Joyce. the missing young boy’s mother who discovers a strength she never knew she had in the wake of her sons disappearance.
The eight episode series, which is eyed for a 2016 premiere, was created by Matt Duffer & Ross Duffer and is being produced in-house by Netflix Originals. In addition to creating the series and penning the scripts, The Duffer Brothers will also direct and serve as executive producers alongside Shawn Levy and Dan Cohen.