June 25, 2022

Jeff Bridges Stars in Motion-Packed FX Thriller (VIDEO)

Jeff Bridges says age is however a quantity in The Previous Man trailer. The FX collection debuts June 16, and The Previous Man trailer reveals Bridges taking no prisoners as a full-on motion star.

The seven-episode drama collection is predicated on the Thomas Perry thriller thriller of the identical identify. In it, Bridges performs former CIA operative Dan Chase, who’s been residing off the grid ever since leaving the company many years prior. After surviving an assassination try, Chase should confront his previous in an effort to safe his future.

Chase is being hunted down by the FBI’s Assistant Director for Counterintelligence Harold Harper, performed by John Lithgow (Perry Mason). Alia Shawkat (Search Get together) performs Harper’s protégé, Angela Adams, and E.J. Bonilla (Unforgettable) performs CIA Particular Agent Raymond Waters.

Watch Bridges kick some main ass within the trailer for The Previous Man, beneath.

It begins off with Bridges’ Chase calling a lady, telling her it could possibly be the final time they converse.

“Hey, child, it’s me. They discovered me,” he ominously broadcasts. “I’m nice, the canines are nice. I believed I coated the tracks. You and I, we’re not going to have the ability to speak once more. Do not forget that I like you, that I’ll at all times love you.”

He then jets off to Morocco, inviting Amy Brenneman‘s Zoe McDonald to come back with him so she will perceive “how his world works.” Lithgow then seems, teasing on the decades-long battle between their characters when he says, “I do know what began all this. This factor has been buried within the floor for 30 years, and I wished it to remain there.”

After which, after taking out a number of would-be assassins, Bridges channels Liam Neeson in Taken when he says, “Any extra you ship to me, I’m sending again in baggage. Any extra you ship to my child, I’ll sending them again in items.”

Gbenga Akinnagbe (The Deuce), Invoice Heck (I Know What You Did Final Summer time), Leem Lubany (Condor), and Pej Vahdat (Dynasty) additionally star within the collection.

The Previous Man was in manufacturing when Bridges was recognized with lymphoma in 2020. The solid and FX shared their help for the star, who revealed his most cancers was in remission in September 2021.

The Previous Man, First Two Episodes, Thursday, June 16, 10/9c, FX