NBC’s short-lived action drama The Player will receive its UK premiere on Spike UK on Friday October 21st at 9pm, it has been announced.
The Player tells the story of a former military operative turned security expert who is drawn into a high-stakes game where an organization of wealthy individuals gamble on his ability to stop some of the biggest crimes imaginable from playing out. Can he take them down from the inside and get revenge for the death of his wife, or is it true what they say: The house always wins.
The hour-long drama hails from The Librarians creator John Rogers and features a cast that also include Philip Winchester (Strike Back), Wesley Snipes (Blade), Charity Wakefield (Wolf Hall) and Damon Gupton (Empire). Sony Pictures Television, Davis Entertainment and Kung Fu Monkey are producing, with John Rogers, John Davis, John Fox and director Bharat Nalluri.
TVWise’s UK Premiere Dates page has been updated with this new information.