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10.04.2018

SHOWTIME DEBUTS POSTERS AND BEHIND-THE-SCENES VIDEO FOR ESCAPE AT DANNEMORA

The Seven-Part Limited Series Directed By Ben Stiller

Premieres On Sunday, November 18 At 10 PM ET/PT  


NEW YORK – October 4, 2018 – SHOWTIME has unveiled the posters and a behind-the-scenes video for ESCAPE AT DANNEMORA. The seven-part limited series stars Academy Award® winners Benicio Del Toro (Traffic) and Patricia Arquette (Boyhood), and Golden Globe® nominee Paul Dano (Love & Mercy, There Will Be Blood), and is executive produced and directed by Emmy®  winner Ben Stiller. ESCAPE AT DANNEMORA is based on the stranger-than-fiction prison break in upstate New York in the summer of 2015 which spawned a statewide manhunt for two convicted murderers, aided in their escape by a married female prison employee who reportedly carried on months-long affairs with both men. The series will premiere on November 18 at 10 p.m. ET/PT.

To view a new video of ESCAPE AT DANNEMORA, go to https://youtu.be/f4KRv-WnZfY.

Del Toro plays convicted murderer Richard Matt, an artistic yet intimidating force within the prison, who masterminds the escape. Arquette plays Tilly Mitchell, a working class wife and mother who supervises the prison tailor shop and becomes sexually involved with both men, ultimately assisting them in their escape. Dano plays David Sweat, a convicted cop-killer who may have genuine feelings for Tilly and becomes a reluctant partner in Richard Matt’s plot. The cast also features Golden Globe and Emmy nominee Bonnie Hunt, acclaimed actor Eric Lange and Emmy nominee David Morse. Produced by SHOWTIME, ESCAPE AT DANNEMORA is written and executive produced by Brett Johnson and Oscar nominee Michael Tolkin. Three-time Academy Award nominee Michael De Luca via Michael De Luca Productions, Bryan Zuriff, Nicky Weinstock for Red Hour Productions and Bill Carraro also serve as executive producers.

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