- Epic Drama Based on Philipp Meyer’s Best-Selling Novel
AMC announced today that the highly-anticipated original drama “The Son” will debut across the MENA region with beIN on Thursday 11th May at 21:00 Mecca time. The 10-part series starring Pierce Brosnan (Tomorrow Never Dies) is based on Philipp Meyer’s New York Times best-selling and Pulitzer Prize finalist novel. AMC is exclusively available to beIN customers in MENA.
“The Son” is a sweeping saga spanning 150 years and three generations of the McCullough family. The series traces the story of Eli McCullough (Pierce Brosnan), the charismatic family patriarch. As a child, he was kidnapped and raised among the Comanche Native American tribe and applies the brutal Comanche worldview to his business dealings.
Eli’s eldest son Pete (Henry Garrett), has grown up in his father’s shadow and struggles to make him proud while forging his own identity. Pete’s strong-willed daughter, Jeanne (Sydney Lucas) idolizes her grandfather and despite being raised in a male-dominated world, rejects her fate of existing solely to marry and bear children. Eli’s ruthlessness pits him against his wealthy Spanish neighbor, Pedro Garcia (Carlos Bardem) and his quest for power triggers consequences that span generations. Shared through a series of flashbacks, “The Son” pulls viewers into the world of Young Eli McCullough (Jacob Lofland) and his father figure, Comanche war chief Toshaway (Zahn McClarnon), and deftly explores the McCulloughs’ rise to power as one off the richest families reigning in Texas.
Produced by AMC Studios and Sonar Entertainment, “The Son” is written and executive produced by Meyer, Lee Shipman, Brian McGreevy and showrunner Kevin Murphy. Tom Lesinski and Jenna Santoianni also serve as executive producers. “The Son” is distributed internationally by Sonar Entertainment.