The hunt for the Bone Collector begins in NBC’s Lincoln Rhyme teaser
NBC has released the first teaser promo for their upcoming Lincoln Rhyme: Hunt for the Bone Collector, giving us a preview of what to expect for the newest crime series drama. Based on Jeffery Deaver’s The Bone Collector novels, the series is scheduled to debut on January 10, 2020. Check out the video in the player below!
Lincoln Rhyme: Hunt for the Bone Collector will follow the story of a legendary forensic criminologist named Lincoln Rhyme, who was seriously injured during his hunt for the diabolic serial killer known as the Bone Collector. Called back into action when the killer re-emerges, Lincoln forms a unique partnership with Amelia Sachs, a young beat cop who helps him hunt the deadly mastermind while also taking on the most high-profile cases in the NYPD.
The series will star Russell Hornsby (Grimm) as Lincoln Rhyme, Arielle Kebbel (Ballers) as Amelia Sachs, Michael Imperioli (The Sopranos) as Rick Sellitto, Courtney Grosbeck as Rae Sachs, Ramses Jimenez as Eric Ortiz, Brooke Lyons as Kate, Tate Ellington as Felix, Jaidon Walls as Camden and Claire Coffee as Danielle.
VJ Boyd and Mark Bianculli have co-written the series and are also set to serve at its executive producers. Alon Shtruzman, Peter Traugott, Rachel Kaplan, and Avi Nir will also be executive producing the series. The series is a co-production by Sony Pictures TV and Universal TV in partnership with Keshet Studios with Seth Gordon (Horrible Bosses) directing the pilot.
The Bone Collector was first published in 1997 which was followed by 10 book sequels due to its success. In 1999, it was adapted into a feature which was directed by Phillip Noyce. The film adaptation boasted a star-studded cast that was led by Academy Award winners Denzel Washington (Glory, Training Day) and Angelina Jolie (Girl Interrupted).