'The Man Who Fell To Earth': Showtime Drops First 5 Minutes Of Chiwetel Ejiofor-Naomie Harris Series
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'The Man Who Fell To Earth': Showtime Drops First 5 Minutes Of Chiwetel Ejiofor-Naomie Harris Series

Coinciding with its premiere at SXSW 2022, Showtime has released the first five minutes of the upcoming drama series The Man Who Fell to Earth.

The series stars Chiwetel Ejiofor and Naomie Harris, along with Jimmi Simpson, Rob Delaney, Sonya Cassidy, Joana Ribeiro, Annelle Olaleye, Kate Mulgrew, Clarke Peters and Bill Nighy.

THE MAN WHO FELL TO EARTH is executive produced by Alex Kurtzman, Jenny Lumet, John Hlavin, Sarah Timberman, Carl Beverly, Heather Kadin, Aaron Baiers, Chiwetel Ejiofor and STUDIOCANAL’s Rola Bauer and Françoise Guyonnet. The series is produced by CBS Studios in association with Secret Hideout and Timberman/Beverly. STUDIOCANAL owns the rights for both Walter Tevis’ book as well as the Nicolas Roeg film with David Bowie. The series is distributed internationally by Paramount Global Content Distribution.

The official description:

Inspired by the Walter Tevis novel of the same name and the iconic David Bowie film, THE MAN WHO FELL TO EARTH will follow a new alien character (Ejiofor) who arrives on Earth at a turning point in human evolution and must confront his own past to determine our future. Harris plays Justin Falls, a brilliant scientist and engineer who must conquer her own demons in the race to save two worlds.

The series is executive produced by Alex Kurtzman, Jenny Lumet, John Hlavin, Sarah Timberman, Carl Beverly, Heather Kadin, Aaron Baiers, Chiwetel Ejiofor and STUDIOCANAL’s Rola Bauer and Françoise Guyonnet.

It is produced by CBS Studios in association with Secret Hideout and Timberman/Beverly.

The series premieres Sunday, April 24 at 10 p.m

Watch the footage below:

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