The actor, who also starred in Showtime’s Penny Dreadful, told Deadline that he was late to the small-screen game but is now a full convert to a world that allows for complex characters.
Hartnett plays a man who moves back to Mississippi with his Palo Alto psychiatrist partner, played by Jane The Virgin’s Bridget Regan in the ten-part drama for Spectrum Originals and Paramount Network.
“I came a bit late to the game in television. The golden age of television had started a while ago and I was reluctant because I didn’t understand the virtue of an open ended story in the way that I do now. It’s a very organic experience,