Mary Elizabeth Winstead To Star in A&E's The Returned Posted by Jeremy Thomas on 06.06.2014
Based on the French series...
Mary Elizabeth Winstead has signed on to star in A&E's new series The Returned. Deadline reports that Winstead, Agnes Brucker and Sandrine Holt are set to star in the series, which is based on the French thriller series Les Revenants.
The show focuses on a small town that is turned upside down when several local people, who have been long presumed dead suddenly reappear, bringing with them both positive and detrimental consequences. As families are reunited, the lives of those who were left behind are challenged on a physical and emotional level. Interpersonal relationships are examined with intrigue and depth as strange phenomena begin to occur.
The first episode was written by Carlton Cuse (Bates Motel), who is showrunning along with Raelle Tucker (True Blood). The first season has a ten episode run.