The Old Man Trailer – New FX Drama Series – Premieres Thursday, June 16 on FX and Streaming on Hulu
Based on the bestselling novel of the same name by Thomas Perry, The Old Man stars Jeff Bridges, John Lithgow and Amy Brenneman. The Old Man centers on Dan Chase (Bridges) who absconded from the CIA decades ago and has been living off the grid since. When an assassin arrives and tries to take Chase out, the old operative learns that to ensure his future he now must reconcile his past.
With Dan Chase flushed out of hiding, the FBI’s Assistant Director for Counterintelligence Harold Harper (Lithgow) is called on to hunt him down because of his complicated past with the rogue fugitive. Working alongside Harper is his protégé Angela Adams (Alia Shawkat) and CIA Special Agent Raymond Waters (E.J. Bonilla). When Chase proves to be more difficult to apprehend than the authorities expected, Julian Carson (Gbenga Akinnagbe), a highly trained special ops contractor, is sent to pursue him as well.
While on the run, Chase rents a room from Zoe McDonald (Brenneman) who draws on reserves she never knew she had in order to survive the day when she learns the truth about her new tenant. Bill Heck, Leem Lubany and Pej Vahdat also star in the drama series.
Teleplay and created for television by Jonathan E. Steinberg & Robert Levine, The Old Man is executive produced by Warren Littlefield, Steinberg, Dan Shotz, Levine, Jeff Bridges, David Schiff and Jon Watts who also directed the first two episodes. The series is produced by 20th Television in association with The Littlefield Company.
Jeff Bridges is an Academy Award and Golden Globe winning actor known for some of the most iconic roles in entertainment. Bridges’ career began in television as a young actor who quickly received a steady stream of feature roles, including TRON, The Fabulous Baker Boys, The Last Picture Show, Starman and his famed role as “The Dude” in The Big Lebowski. More recent credits include Hell or High Water, Kingsman: The Golden Circle, Bad Times at the El Royale and Crazy Heart, the 2009 feature for which he won both the Academy Award and Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role.