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A rocket scientist in 1940s Los Angeles is secretly the disciple of occultist Aleister Crowley.

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Jack Reynor ...  Jack Parsons 17 episodes, 2018-2019
Bella Heathcote ...  Susan Parsons 17 episodes, 2018-2019
Peter Mark Kendall ...  Richard Onsted 17 episodes, 2018-2019
Greg Wise ...  Alfred Miller 17 episodes, 2018-2019
Rupert Friend ...  Ernest Donovan 15 episodes, 2018-2019
Michael Gaston ...  Virgil Byrne 15 episodes, 2018-2019
Keye Chen ...  Gui Chang 14 episodes, 2018-2019
Amara Zaragoza ...  Joan 13 episodes, 2018-2019
Karl Makinen ...  General Braxton 13 episodes, 2018-2019
Rade Serbedzija ...  Professor Filip Mesulam 12 episodes, 2018-2019
Laine Neil ...  Patty Byrne 12 episodes, 2018-2019
Veronica Osorio ...  Marisol 11 episodes, 2018-2019
Dan Donohue ...  Professor John Tillman 8 episodes, 2018-2019
Kerry O'Malley ...  Mrs. Byrne 8 episodes, 2018-2019
Rob Zabrecky ...  The Minder / ... 8 episodes, 2018-2019
Zack Pearlman ...  Samson Hunt 7 episodes, 2018
Hope Davis ...  Ruth Parsons 7 episodes, 2018-2019
Randy Oglesby ...  Father Shelby 7 episodes, 2018-2019
Joslyn DeFreece ...  Brigitte Kramer / ... 7 episodes, 2019
Marquise C. Brown ...  Betty 7 episodes, 2019
Brandon Scott 7 episodes, 2019
Matthew Barnes ...  Agent Wallace 7 episodes, 2019
Travina Springer ...  Alice 7 episodes, 2018-2019
Kassie Thornton ...  Sam / ... 7 episodes, 2019
Brenna Otts ...  Angela 7 episodes, 2019
Alex Diehl ...  Joseph / ... 7 episodes, 2019
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Storyline

Based on the life of Jack Parsons, a brilliant real-life rocket engineer hired by the US government in 1940s to help with the rocket program, which he saw as the starting point for future space exploration. In 1938, curious by nature, Parsons meets and quickly befriends his new next door neighbor Ernest Donovan, a follower of the infamous English occultist Aleister Crowley, who proceeds to seduce him into his way of thinking which includes the motto "Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the Law" as the only principle in life as well as other tenets and practices of Crowley and his Thelema religious movement that include secret orgies which produce 'sexual magic' and occult rituals meant to establish contact with 'the other side.' As Parsons slowly becomes part of this strange secret world, his newfound beliefs and lifestyle jeopardize both his marriage and his job.

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Genres:

Drama | Mystery

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TV-MA

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Official Sites:

CBS [United States]

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 June 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Strange Angel See more »

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Scott Free Productions See more »
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16:9 HD
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John Whiteside Parson has a mountain on the moon named after him. See more »

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Strange IS good.
23 June 2018 | by alkalain-919-261622See all my reviews

Forget the ridiculously low reviews, this is a well done, interesting and imaginative show, most of the complaints are about the slow pace, which for most grown-ups who do not suffer from some form of ADD, is just fine. The three main characters are well played, the plot based on a true story has great potential, and the fantasy sequences are superb. And we haven't even started with the cult business yet which, based on Crowley's sexually charged form of occultism, will surely give us some compelling cinematography.


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