Rafe Spall, Greg Kinnear Among 4 Cast In Apple Drama Series ‘Firebug’

Rafe Spall (Trying), Greg Kinnear (Black Bird), Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine (The Lincoln Lawyer) and Hannah Emily Anderson (The Purge) round out the ensemble cast of Firebug, Apple’s upcoming drama series, from Apple Studios and creator Dennis Lehane, starring and executive produced by Taron Egerton.

In addition to Egerton, the four join previously announced Jurnee Smollett and John Leguizamo.

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Written by Lehane and loosely inspired by true events, Firebug will follow a troubled detective and an enigmatic arson investigator (Egerton) as they pursue the trails of two serial arsonists.

In addition to starring, Egerton will serve as executive producer alongside Richard Plepler through Eden Productions, Dan Friedkin and Bradley Thomas through Imperative Entertainment and Kary Antholis.

Spall currently stars in Apple TV+’s parenting comedy Trying, which is entering its fourth season. His film credits include Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom. Spall is repped by UTA and B-Side Management.

Kinnear’s role reunites him with Lehane following Apple TV’s true crime limited series Black Bird, which Lehane created and executive produced. He also recently starred opposite Courteney Cox in Shining Vale, which aired for two seasons on Starz. Kinnear is repped by CAA and Goodman Genow Schenkman Smelkinson, and Christopher, LLP.

Mwine most recently portrayed Detective Raymond Griggs in The Lincoln Lawyer. He’s known for his portrayal of Ronnie Davis in The Chi and also recently appeared in Dead Ringers. Mwine is repped by TalentWorks, Gallant Management, Sloane, Offer, Weber & Dern

Anderson’s television credits include the role of Jenna Bettancourt in The Purge series. Her film work includes horror mystery thriller Jigsaw. Anderson is repped by Gersh, GGA and Atlas Artists.

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