Manhunt: Expected cast, plot, release date and everything we know


Manhunt is an upcoming American television limited series produced by showrunner Monica Beletsky. The series is a historical fiction conspiracy thriller that recounts Edwin Stanton’s quest for John Wilkes Booth following Abraham Lincoln’s death, based on James L. Swanson’s book Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln’s Killer. Carl Franklin will direct, and Tobias Menzies will play Stanton. The sitcom is being made for Apple TV+ and will premiere in August 2023.

Are you looking for more details about this upcoming series? Then you are at the right place, Following is everything to know about it.

Manhunt: Cast

For all that we know, the network is yet to update about the cast of this upcoming series which is why we cannot provide you the exact list of the entire cast members. As per the reports, following is the potential cast of Manhunts. Check it out.

  • Tobias Menzies as Edwin Stanton
  • Anthony Boyle as John Wilkes Booth
  • Lovie Simone as Mary Simms
  • Matt Walsh as Samuel Mudd
  • Brandon Flynn as Edwin Stanton Jr.
  • Betty Gabriel as Elizabeth Keckley
  • Will Harrison as David Herold
  • Hamish Linklater as Abraham Lincoln
  • Maxwell Korn as Robert Todd Lincoln
  • Damian O’Hare as Thomas Eckert
  • Patton Oswalt as Lafayette Baker
  • Lili Taylor as Mary Todd Lincoln
  • Timothy D. Sigmund as Jebidiah Diggler
  • Anne Dudek as Ellen Stanton
  • Mark Rand as Salmon P. Chase

Furthermore, it is possible that there could be an addition to the above mentioned cast of the series.

Manhunt: Plot

Coming to the plotline, very little information is available as the exact plot is still under the wraps. According to the reports, the storyline begins from after the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, his secretary of war and friend, Edwin Stanton begins the manhunt to track down John Wilkes Booth as it drives him mad.

Manhunt: Release Date

Although it has been speculated that Manhunt will premiere in August 2023, there is no official announcement or notice from the network or the series officials regarding the release date of Manhunt yet.

Manhunt: Official Trailer

The official trailer of Manhunt is not yet released.