Five Aussies played key creative roles in the second season of Mindhunter, the Netflix drama which follows the early investigative work of the FBI’s criminal psychology and criminal profiling division.
Damon Herriman joins the cast as serial killer Charles Manson in the series created by the UK-born, Adelaide-raised Joe Penhall and executive produced by David Fincher and Charlize Theron, which premieres on August 16.
Anna Torv reprises her role as Dr Wendy Carr, an intuitive psychologist who assists detectives Holden Ford (Jonathan Groff) and Bill Tench (Holt McCallany).
Kiwi-born, Australian-raised Andrew Dominik directed three episodes and Shaun Grant scripted the finale at the invitation of Theron. Fincher directed three episodes.
“Mindhunter has been a fantastic experience, the most creatively fulfilling I’ve had in television. David [Fincher] in particular has been a wonderful leader to collaborate with,” Grant tells If from Los Angeles,