The Old Man , theFXThomas Perry‘s novel of the same name inwhich Jeff Bridges plays an elderly former CIA asset, will arrive in Italy in late September exclusively on Disney + .
The first two episodes will be available from October 28 , the remaining five will arrive on a weekly basis.
FX said the premiere recorded the highest debut of the year for a cable television series and also the most viewed premiere of an FX series on Hulu in its opening weekend.
After escaping the CIA decades ago, Dan Chase (Jeff Bridges) lives in the shadows. When a hitman tries to kill him, 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 capturing Chase becomes more complicated 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 will use unexpected resources to survive when she learns the truth about her new tenant.
Also starring: Bill Heck, Leem Lubany and Pej Vahdat .
Written and created for television by Jonathan E. Steinberg and Robert Levine . The series is produced by 20th Television in association with The Littlefield Company .
Executive producers are Warren Littlefield, Steinberg, Dan Shotz, Levine, Jeff Bridges , David Schiff and Jon Watts , who also directed the first two episodes.