The Angel of Darkness - Melanie Field & Rosy McEwen Join TNT's The Alienist Sequel Series By Nirat Anop (June 8, 2019, 10:52 pm)
Melanie Field (Heathers, Shrill) & newcomer Rosy McEwen have joined the cast of TNT's The Angel of Darkness, the sequel series to The Alienist, per Deadline.
Field has been cast in a series regular role whilst McEwen will recur in the TNT limited series.
Daniel Brühl, Luke Evans and Dakota Fanning return for The Angel of Darkness which finds Sara Howard (Fanning), who has opened her own private detective agency, enlisting the help of Dr. Laszlo Kreizler (Brühl) and John Moore (Evans) to hunt down an elusive killer.
Emmy Award-nominated writer and producer Frank Pugliese (House of Cards) will serve as the showrunner for The Angel of Darkness, the sequel to author Caleb Carr's best-selling The Alienist.
Melanie Field will play Bitsy Sussman, an industrious young protege at the Sara Howard Detective Agency who looks to Sara for professional guidance but who brings her own warmth and New York street smarts to the job.
Rosy McEwen will play Libby Hatch, a sensitive young nurse and would-be whistleblower who befriends Sara.