Audience Network has greenlit crime drama “Mr. Mercedes,” based on the crime drama trilogy from Stephen King for a third season. Ten new episodes have been ordered.
“Mr. Mercedes” tells the story of retired detective Bill Hodges (Brendan Gleeson), who is still haunted by the unsolved case of “Mr. Mercedes.” that invididual claimed sixteen lives when he drove a stolen Mercedes through a line of job-seekers at a local job fair. After brilliant young psychopath Brady Hartsfield (Harry Treadaway), the real Mr. Mercedes, reemerges to focus his attention on Hodges, what begins as an online cat-and-mouse game between the two soon has deadly real-life consequences as an increasingly desperate Hartsfield becomes bent on leaving his mark on the world.
Production is scheduled to begin in early 2019 in Charleston, South Carolina with the premiere launching later in the year. The series is produced by Sonar Entertainment.