Showtime revealed a new trailer for their new limited series Patrick Melrose which stars Benedict Cumberbatch. Patrick Melrose is based on a series of novels written by Edward St. Aubyn. It is a five-part limited series and each episode is based on one of the five novels, it follows the main character’s journey from a very troubled childhood through adult substance abuse and, finally, toward recovery.
You will see Cumberbatch’s character fights to overcome the damage caused by abusive parents. He is joined by Academy Award nominee Jennifer Jason Leigh and Hugo Weaving, who play the parents of Patrick Melrose.
Written by David Nicholls and directed by Edward Berger. No release date as of yet, but we will let you know as soon as we know about it, check out the trailer below.