Stephen King’s Mr Mercedes TV series cast its Janey Patterson. Hailed by David E. Kelly, the actress joins other big time actors and actresses in Hollywood.
Who is Janey Patterson
Based on King’s book of the same name, Mr Mercedes will introduce Janey as Olivia Trelawney’s younger sister. Furthermore, the released character description describes her as a strong-willed and emotionally mature woman.
No further information exists about the character. However, what is known so far based on the Mr Mercedes book is she will be Bill Hodges’ love interest.
Aside from being Olivia’s younger sister, Janey is also a cousin of character Holly Gibney. Spoiler warning for people who didn’t read the book, Janey dies in a car bombing meant for Hodges.
Mr Mercedes TV Series Cast, Everything Else We Know
Mr Mercedes revolves around the story of a killer (Brady Hartsfield) and a retired detective (Hodges). With a series of letters and emails sent by the criminal himself, the ex-cop will hunt him down before he commits another crime.
On a different note, Audience Network details that the additional cast include Kelly Lynch as Deborah Ann Hartsfield, Holland Taylor as Ida Silver, Jharrel Jerome as Jerome Robinson. Other stars who are set to appear are Laura Dooling (Janice Cray), Peyton Wich (Danny Wilcox) and Scott Lawrence (Pete Dixon).
Den of Geek reports that Brendan Gleeson will play the role of the main protagonist. Harry Treadaway will take on the role of the killer. He replaces Anton Yelchin, who died last year.
Mr Mercedes is set to premiere in 2018. Stay tuned for more updates on this upcoming series.
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