Michael C. Hall has long been a central part in shows closely associated with danger, whether it comes from the characters he plays (“Dexter”) or his characters deal with what comes after (“Six Feet Under”). From the looks of his new Netflix show “Safe,” he’s moved on to playing someone stuck between the two.
In “Safe,” he plays Tom, a surgeon still dealing with the aftermath of his wife’s death a year after it happened. Raising the rest of his family alone, his world gets upended again when one of his daughters goes missing. To make matters even more complicated, he finds out that the community he’s raised his kids in for so long is made up of at least a few people who are not exactly as they seem.
“Safe” also stars Amanda Abbington as a detective who helps Tom in his pursuit of answers. The series’ ensemble includes Audrey Fleurot, Emmett J. Scanlan, Marc Warren, Nigel Lindsay, and Laila Rouass. The series is also written by Danny Brocklehurst, who previously won a BAFTA Award for his work on the UK version of “Shameless.”
The series will premiere as part of the first-ever Canneseries TV festival, which will also feature “Safe” creator and novelist Harlan Coben as jury president. (“Safe” will be airing out of competition.) Audiences unable to make it to France for the premiere festivities won’t have to wait long — the first season drops in full on Netflix next month.
Watch the full trailer for Season 1 below:
“Safe” premieres May 10 on Netflix.