Posted by | Ray Cornelius
Best Man Holiday star Taye Diggs is headed back to television in a new summer series for TNT Originals titled, Murder in the First. The San Francisco set drama stars Diggs as homicide detective Terry English and Kathleen Robertson as his partner Hildy Mulligan.
The show also features Tom Felton, Mimi Kirkland, Raphael Sbarge, Ian Anthony Dale, Bess Rous, Anna Marie-Johnson and Steven Weber.
Check out the official synopsis below:
Set in San Francisco, Murder in the First will follow a single case across an entire season. The drama centers on homicide detectives Terry English (Diggs) and Hildy Mulligan (Robertson) as they investigate the murder of an apparent drug addict. The mystery deepens, however, when the victim is found to have a connection to Silicon Valley wunderkind Erich Blunt (Felton), the celebrated CEO of a cutting-edge tech firm. The timing couldn’t be worse for Blunt, who is preparing to take his company public. He’s also being sued by a software developer who claims Blunt stole his code for a revolutionary new hologram system. Terry and Hildy’s fellow detectives in their squad include philosopher-cop David Molk (Sbarge) The squad is supervised by Lt. Jim Koto (Dale). On the home front, Hildy is a single mom with an inquisitive daughter (Kirkland). Terry, meanwhile, is struggling to take care of his terminally ill wife, Emily, played by guest star Anne-Marie Johnson (JAG, In the Heat of the Night). Working for Blunt are Bill Wilkerson (Weber), his driver and pilot, and Ivana West (Rous), the company’s chief technology officer.
Murder In The First debuts June 9 at 10/9c only on TNT.
Watch the trailer below:
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