Emmy and Golden Globe winner actress Jane Seymour will star and produce the latest original series from AMC Networks streamer Acorn TV, starring in the Irish mystery thriller. Wild harry.
Seymour, who starred in The Kominsky method, Dr Quinn: medicine woman, and Live and Let Die, will play a recently retired English teacher who can’t help but take an active interest in the criminal cases entrusted to his police son, Charlie.
Located in Dublin and produced by Dynamic Television, Seymour will play Harriet Wild in the eight-part series. She displays her flair for investigation by intervening in her son’s puzzling murder case, noting that the murderer has followed the pattern of a well-known play. When she manages to catch the killer by putting herself in danger, she finds a new thirst for life.
Wild harry is created and written by David Logan (Lost christmas), with Jo Spain (Disassembled). The directors are Ronan Burke (Baby jelly) and Robert Burke (Max Rules.) Executive Producers are Seymour, Daniel March (Van Helsing) and Klaus Zimmermann (Trap) for Dynamic Television, James Gibb (The outpost) for Ardvella Entertainment and Morgan O’Sullivan (Vikings) and James Flynn (Vikings) for Metropolitan Pictures.
“From the first moment I read the script I fell in love with Harry Wild and I am more than delighted to travel to Ireland and play the role of this very curious and passionate retired professor,” said Seymour.
The series will premiere in 2022 on Acorn TV in the US, Canada, UK, Australia and New Zealand. Dynamic Television will distribute the series internationally. Acorn TV commissioned the series with Acorn Media Enterprises, the streamer’s UK-based development arm.