Matt Bomer Joins Bill Pullman for Third Installment of Acclaimed Limited Series from UCP
Jessica Biel Returns to Executive Produce Alongside Derek Simonds, Charlie Gogolak and Michelle Purple
NEW YORK, NY – March 6, 2019 – USA Network today announced a third season pickup of its critically acclaimed limited series, THE SINNER. Bill Pullman returns to reprise his role as Detective Harry Ambrose. Alongside Pullman, new series regular Matt Bomer (“Doom Patrol,” “Will & Grace” and the upcoming film “Papi Chulo”) is set to play Jamie, an upstanding Dorchester resident and expectant father who looks to Ambrose for support in the wake of an accident.
THE SINNER’s third installment follows Detective Harry Ambrose (Pullman) as he begins a routine investigation of a tragic car accident on the outskirts of Dorchester, in upstate New York. Ambrose uncovers a hidden crime that pulls him into the most dangerous and disturbing case of his career. THE SINNER will bring back Derek Simonds as executive producer and showrunner, Jessica Biel and Michelle Purple as executive producers through their company Iron Ocean, and Charlie Gogolak as executive producer. Willie Reale will serve as executive producer. Adam Bernstein (“Fargo,” “Breaking Bad”) is set to direct the first two episodes and will also executive produce.
THE SINNER’s debut season was the year’s #1 new cable series of 2017, and garnered multiple award nominations including an Emmy® nomination (for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie for Jessica Biel), two Golden Globe® nominations (for Best Television Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television and Best Performance by an Actress in a Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television for Jessica Biel), and two Critics’ Choice® Award nominations (for Best Actor in a Movie Made for TV or Limited Series, and Best Actress in a Movie Made for TV or Limited Series). THE SINNER’s second installment garnered a SAG nomination (for Male Actor in a Miniseries or TV Movie for Bill Pullman) and a Critics’ Choice® Award nomination (for Best Actress in a Movie/Miniseries for Carrie Coon).
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About Universal Content Productions (UCP)
UCP is a premium content studio that operates with a highly curated indie sensibility, while simultaneously leveraging the power and scale of NBCUniversal. As fierce advocates for creators with an eclectic point of view, the UCP team develops pioneering and award-winning scripted programming with partners such as Amazon (“Homecoming”), Netflix (“The Umbrella Academy”), Hulu (“The Act”) and YouTube (“Impulse”), as well as NBCUniversal’s Bravo (“Dirty John”), USA (“Mr. Robot,” “The Sinner,” “The Purge,” “Suits” ) and SYFY (“Happy!,” “The Magicians”). UCP’s content library also features more than 800 hours of award-winning and critically-acclaimed content, including “Monk,” “Battlestar Galactica” and “Psych.”
Jerenny Medrano, USA NETWORK