AMC Plus Sets July Premiere Date for ‘The Beast Must Die’ Miniseries

AMC Plus series 'The Beast Must Die'
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AMC Plus will debut its limited series thriller The Beast Must Die on July 5, a week before its premiere on AMC.

The six-part series, which stars Jared Harris and Cush Jumbo, follows the exploits of a woman who poses as a novelist researching a new murder mystery to investigate the unsolved hit and run murder of her son. The impersonation allows her to get close to the family of George Ratterty, who she suspects is responsible for her son’s death. 

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The series also stars Billy Howle, Geraldine James, Nathaniel Parker, Maeve Dermody, Douggie McMeekin, Mia Tomlinson and Barney Sayburn.

The Beast Must Die is executive produced by  Emma Broughton, David W. Zucker, Gaby Chiappe, Nathaniel Parker, Marina Brackenbury and Ed Rubin.

R. Thomas Umstead

R. Thomas Umstead serves as senior content producer, programming for Multichannel News, Broadcasting + Cable and Next TV. During his more than 30-year career as a print and online journalist, Umstead has written articles on a variety of subjects ranging from TV technology, marketing and sports production to content distribution and development. He has provided expert commentary on television issues and trends for such TV, print, radio and streaming outlets as Fox News, CNBC, the Today show, USA Today, The New York Times and National Public Radio. Umstead has also filmed, produced and edited more than 100 original video interviews, profiles and news reports featuring key cable television executives as well as entertainers and celebrity personalities.