On this Monday’s new episode of The Alienist, Laszlo Kreizler, Sara Howard and John Moore continue to venture deeper into the mind of a psychopath in an effort to solve the gruesome murders plaguing New York City.
While the team continues to research past cases and uncover new evidence and theories which will hopefully lead to the identity of the killer, Kreizler and Sara have an intriguing conversation exploring societal norms and pressures and how that relates to the capacity to kill. Little do they know that the police department may have finally found a break in the case when they identify a potential suspect.
Check out the official synopsis below as well as a brief promo and sneak peek clip of Kreizler’s and Sara’s conversation from Monday night’s episode titled These Bloody Thoughts:
“Kreizler (Daniel Brühl) and Sara (Dakota Fanning) discuss the capacity to kill. Moore (Luke Evans) goes on a date. Byrnes (Ted Levine) and Captain Connor (David Wilmot) keep an eye on a potential suspect. Roosevelt (Brian Geraghty) finds himself under public scrutiny.”
About The Alienist: “The Alienist is an upcoming American drama television series based on the novel of the same name by Caleb Carr. The psychological thriller drama is set in 1896 when a series of gruesome murders of boy prostitutes has gripped the city. Newly appointed top cop Teddy Roosevelt calls upon Dr. Laszlo Kreizler, a criminal psychologist — aka alienist — and newspaper illustrator John Moore to conduct the investigation in secret. Joining them in the probe is Sara Howard, a headstrong secretary at Police Headquarters.”
The Alienist airs on Monday nights at 9 PM EST on TNT. Will you be watching?