After a half-decade kicking around in development, David Fincher‘s “Mindhunter” series is finally gearing up at Netflix. The streaming service ordered the show late last year, and now casting is underway.
TV Line reports that Jonathan Groff (“Looking,” Broadway sensation “Hamilton“) will star in the upcoming show. It’s based on John Douglas and Mark Olshaker‘s non-fiction book, “Mind Hunter: Inside The FBI’s Elite Serial Crime Unit,” which follows Douglas’ work as an FBI profiler tracking serial killers, but aside from that, all other details are being kept under wraps. Much as he did on “House Of Cards,” Fincher will direct the premiere episode and serve as executive producer. Charlize Theron is also involved as an executive producer on the show, but for now, it doesn’t look like she’ll be taking a starring role.
So, yet another reason to hang on to your Netflix subscription, or sign up if you don’t already have one. We’ll be keeping an eye out for this one next year.