The Old Man , the new drama series with Jeff Bridges , will soon arrive in Italy on Star, within Disney + .
The series, which will debut with the first two episodes, is made up of seven total episodes.
Based on Thomas Perry ‘s bestselling novel of the same name , The Old Man centers on the character of “Dan Chase” (Jeff Bridges) who escaped from the CIA decades ago and has lived as a fugitive ever since. When a hitman arrives trying to kill Chase, the old agent realizes that to secure his future he must reconcile with his past.
With Dan Chase out of hiding, FBI Deputy Director of Counterintelligence “Harold Harper” (John Lithgow) is called to hunt him down due to his complicated past with the rebel fugitive. Alongside Harper are his protege “Angela Adams” (Alia Shawkat) and CIA Special Agent “Raymond Waters” (EJ Bonilla). When Chase becomes more difficult to capture than the authorities expected, “Julian Carson” (Gbenga Akinnagbe), a highly trained special forces professional, is also tasked with capturing him. While on the run, Chase rents a room from “Zoe McDonald” (Amy Brenneman), who in order to survive the moment she learns the truth about her new tenant will discover he has resources she didn’t know she had. Among the protagonists of the drama series also Bill Heck,
Written and created for television by Jonathan E. Steinberg & Robert Levine , The Old Man ‘s executive producers are Warren Littlefield, Steinberg, Dan Shotz, Levine, Jeff Bridges, David Schiff and Jon Watts , who also directed the first two episodes. . The series is produced by 20thTelevision in association with The Littlefield Company.