When the director of box office hits including Fight Club, Se7en and Gone Girl helms a series about serial killer profiling – you know it’s worth checking out.
Filmmaker and exec producer David Fincher’s drama Mindhunter is inspired by the non-fiction book Mindhunter: Inside the FBI’s Elite Serial Crime Unit, and follows a team of FBI agents and psychologists as they try to get inside the minds of imprisoned serial killers.
Where to watch Mindhunter
There’s good news for Netflix subscribers: Mindhunter is available to watch online through the on demand streaming service.
Currently the series is not available to buy online elsewhere.
What is Mindhunter about?
The series follows a pair of FBI agents in 1979 who interview imprisoned mass murderers to try and understand the psychology behind their crimes.
Jonathan Groff of Glee fame plays Holden Ford, a special agent in the FBI’s Behavioural Science Unit, and Holt McCallany stars as fellow agent Bill Tench.
When is Mindhunter set?
The series is set from 1977 to 1971.
The first season covers the time period from 1977 to 1980, and the second focuses on the year 1980-1981.
How many seasons of Mindhunter are there?
There are two seasons.
Who’s in the cast of Mindhunter?
The cast of the show includes Jonathan Groff who plays Holden Ford, Holt McCallany playing Bill Tench, Anna Torv playing Wendy Car and Hannah Gross playing Debbie Mitford.
Groff’s previous work includes voicing Kristoff in Frozen and playing Jesse St. James in Glee. Torv previously played Olivia Dunham on Fringe.
Supporting cast members include Cotter Smith as Robert Shepard, Stacey Roca as Bill’s wife Nancy Tench, Michael Cerveris as Ted Gunn, Lauren Glazier as Kay Manz, June Carryl as Camille Bell, Albert Jones as Jim Barney and Sierra McClain as Tanya Clifton.