The vigilant is an upcoming Netflix original series from the dynamic creative duo, Ryan Murphy and Ian Brennan, and we’re bringing all the important details to keep you updated.
The horror mystery is a limited series and is based on a true story. It is adapted from a 2018 titled story of the same name written by Reeves Wideman of The Cut magazine. A month after the story was published, Netflix acquired the film rights. It was an intense bidding battle involving six studios, but Netflix emerged the winner after paying seven figures for a package of rights.
The vigilant is currently in the post-production phase, so things are moving along. With that said, we could possibly see this TV series sooner rather than later.
Here’s everything you need to know about the upcoming limited series.
When is The Watcher filmed?
Good news for fans who are eagerly awaiting The vigilant, star Naomi Watts recently revealed that filming had wrapped on the show’s first season. That means we can probably anticipate the show premiering sometime this year!
The Watcher Release Date Updates
Netflix has yet to announce an official release date. However, the streamer revealed in a new press release that the series is coming in fall 2022. We were already expecting a late 2022 release because Naomi Watts had previously revealed that the show would be out “later this year” in an old post. from Instagram. back in March. But it’s nice to know that nothing was delayed.
So, The vigilant could be released sometime between October and December. Hopefully Netflix delivers an October release date. If so, we’ll likely hear a release date announcement sometime in September. When Netflix announces the official release date, we’ll let you know!
The Watchman Cast
This series has an incredibly talented cast, and we have provided the names of the actors below:
- naomi watts
- bobby cannavale
- Jennifer Coolidge
- Noma Dumezweni
- mia farrow
- margo martindale
- Henry Hunter Hall
- Richard type
- isabel gravitt
- seth gabel
- chris mcdonald
- Terry Kinney
- miguel nouri
- Aidan Pierce-Brennan
- Lily Talevsky
- Joe Mantello
- Lucas David Blumm
Synopsis for The Watcher
Netflix hasn’t released an official synopsis, but we do have an idea of what the limited series is about. The vigilant follows a married couple whose move into their dream home is put on hold when they receive lurid letters and threats from a mysterious stalker named The Watcher.
What’s on Netflix provided us with the basic premise of the story and we share it below:
Based on the real-life case from 2014 of the Broaddus family, who were spied on, threatened, and ultimately forced to sell their home and leave the city they loved, by a mysterious stalker who identified himself only as “The Watcher”. “. ” in letters sent to Mr. and Mrs. Broaddus.
Here’s a more detailed premise of the show via Netflix’s press release below:
Dean (Bobby Cannavale) and Nora Brannock (Naomi Watts) have just bought their dream home in the idyllic suburb of Westfield, New Jersey, but after putting all their savings into closing the deal, they soon realize that the neighborhood it is less than welcoming. There’s a wacky older woman named Pearl (Mia Farrow) and her brother Jasper (Terry Kinney), who sneaks into the Brannocks’ house and hides in her forklift. There’s Karen (Jennifer Coolidge), the real estate agent and an old acquaintance of Nora’s, who makes them feel like they don’t really belong, and nosy neighbors Mitch (Richard Kind) and Mo (Margo Martindale), who don’t seem to understand. property lines. Their icy welcome quickly turns to hell when ominous letters from someone calling themselves “The Watcher” begin to arrive, terrifying the Brannocks to the point of bankruptcy as the neighborhood’s sinister secrets come to light.
The Watcher episode count
The limited series will consist of seven episodes. Since the horror mystery is being billed as a limited series, there will most likely only be one season. However, there is a chance that there will be a second season if enough people watch the series.
The Watcher’s Advance
Check out this hilarious teaser starring Jennifer Coolidge!
marketing for The vigilant it’s top notch! The creative team behind the series also created a fake Zillow page for the infamous house.
The security guard’s photos
You can count on us to share the official release date and trailer once they are released. So be sure to keep an eye on Netflix Life for updates on The vigilant.