Quibi’s latest action thriller is set to start streaming this August. According to Quibi’s official page for the show, The Fugitive is set to be released on August 3rd.
As Entertainment Weekly reported, Boyd Holbrook (24, Narcos) stars in The Fugitive as Mike Ferro, a man falsely accused via social media of bombing a Los Angeles subway station. Soon, the entire city is in a panic as the police officer played by Kiefer Sutherland (The Lost Boys) announces Ferro is the sole, armed, and dangerous suspect and leads the manhunt himself. Desperate to not be sent back to prison and keep his family safe, Ferro tries to escape the police force and find the real culprit behind the bombing.
The supporting cast of The Fugitive is comprised of several noteworthy industry veterans. Glenn Howerton (It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia), Natalie Martinez (CSI: NY), Tiya Sircar (Star Wars: Rebels), Genesis Rodriquez (Big Hero 6), Brian Geraghty (Jarhead), Daniel David Stewart (Corpse Run), and Keilani Arellanes (Euphoria) all play roles in the series. Nick Santora, creator of Most Dangerous Game and co-executive producer of Prison Break, is also the creator and writer for The Fugitive. Stephen Hopkins, director of the 2016 film Race, is the director of the series. The series is a co-production of Thunder Road Films and 3 Arts Entertainment, with Warner Bros. Television as the studio leading the production.
The Fugitive is a remake of the show of the same name that ran for 4 seasons from 1963 to 1967 on ABC. The show was adapted into a movie also called The Fugitive in 1993 with Harrison Ford (Indiana Jones) and Tommy Lee Jones (Men in Black). A new remake was made for television in 2000 under the same name, and ran for one season on CBS.
The Fugitive will be the first iteration of the franchise for streaming. While the show debuts on August 3rd, the series will air new Chapters daily until the finale on August 18th. The teaser for the series can be seen below.