I Am the Night (TV series)

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I Am The Night
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Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
Executive producer(s)
Production location(s)Los Angeles
Production company(s)
Original networkTNT

I Am the Night is an upcoming six-episode limited television series with Chris Pine and India Eisley, directed by Patty Jenkins.[1] The series is scheduled to air on TNT on January 28, 2019.

The series is inspired by the book One Day She'll Darken: The Mysterious Beginnings of Fauna Hodel written by Fauna Hodel.


Fauna Hodel, a young girl who was given up by her birth mother, sets out to uncover the secrets of her past and ends up following a sinister trail that swirls closer to a gynecologist involved in the legendary Black Dahlia slaying.



No.TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date [2]U.S. viewers
1"Pilot"[3]Patty JenkinsSam SheridanJanuary 28, 2019 (2019-01-28)TBD
2"Phenomenon of Interference"[4]Patty JenkinsSam SheridanFebruary 4, 2019 (2019-02-04)TBD
3"Dark Flower"[5]Victoria MahoneySam SheridanFebruary 11, 2019 (2019-02-11)TBD
4"Matador"[6]TBATBAFebruary 18, 2019 (2019-02-18)TBD
5"Aloha"[7]TBATBAFebruary 25, 2019 (2019-02-25)TBD



On July 27, 2017, the US cable network TNT announced Chris Pine would play the role of Jay Singletary in a six-episode television drama, One Day She'll Darken, and serve as an executive producer alongside director Patty Jenkins and writer Sam Sheridan. The drama was inspired by the autobiography of Fauna Hodel titled One Day She'll Darken: The Mysterious Beginnings of Fauna Hodel [8] In late 2017 it was reported that Carl Franklin would direct two episodes and also serve as executive producer.[9] Victoria Mahoney will also direct two episodes.[10] DP Matthew Jensen joined the project in November 2017.[11] The series was renamed I Am the Night, and is scheduled to be released on January 28, 2019.[12]


On October 13, 2017, TNT announced that India Eisley, Jefferson Mays, Yul Vazquez, Justin Cornwell, Dylan Smith, Theo Marshall, Jay Paulson and Golden Brooks had joined the cast.[13] Leland Orser[14], Connie Nielsen[15], Shoniqua Shandai[16], and Monique Green[17] were also later cast.


TNT released the first trailer of the show on July 2, 2018.[18]

Premiere screening at American Film Festival's "Film Fest" on November 9, 2018 at the Egyptian Theatre in Los Angeles, California.[19]


  1. ^ "Chris Pine Rushes to Uncover Hollywood Mystery in 'I Am the Night' Trailer for TNT". Retrieved July 4, 2018.
  2. ^ "I Am the Night - Listings". The Futon Critic. Retrieved January 16, 2019.
  3. ^ "(#101) "Pilot"". The Futon Critic. Retrieved January 7, 2019.
  4. ^ "(#102) "Phenomenon of Interference"". The Futon Critic. Retrieved January 16, 2019.
  5. ^ "(#103) "Dark Flower"". The Futon Critic. Retrieved January 23, 2019.
  6. ^ "I Am the Night – Matador". Gracenote. Retrieved January 17, 2019.
  7. ^ "I Am the Night – Aloha". Gracenote. Retrieved January 17, 2019.
  8. ^ Goldberg, Lesley (July 27, 2017). "Chris Pine Drama From 'Wonder Woman' Director Set at TNT". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved July 28, 2017.
  9. ^ Pedersen, Erik (November 21, 2017). "'One Day She'll Darken': Carl Franklin Set To Direct 2 Episodes Of TNT Drama & Exec Produce". Retrieved July 4, 2018.
  10. ^ Otterson, Joe (December 15, 2017). "TNT Drama 'One Day She'll Darken' Enlists Vic Mahoney to Direct Multiple Episodes (EXCLUSIVE)". Retrieved July 4, 2018.
  11. ^ "'Wonder Woman' DP Matthew Jensen Re-Teams with Patty Jenkins, Chris Pine on TV Show". Variety. November 14, 2017. Retrieved July 4, 2018.
  12. ^ Petski, Denise (2018-07-02). "'I Am The Night': First Trailer For Patty Jenkins' TNT Series Starring Chris Pine". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 2018-07-05.
  13. ^ "'One Day She'll Darken': India Eisley, Jefferson Mays Set As Leads; Five More Cast In TNT Series". Deadline. October 13, 2017. Retrieved July 4, 2018.
  14. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (October 4, 2017). "Leland Orser To Star In Patty Jenkins' TNT Series 'One Day She'll Darken'". Deadline. Retrieved July 4, 2018.
  15. ^ Petski, Denise (November 20, 2017). "'One Day She'll Darken': Connie Nielsen Cast In Patty Jenkins' TNT Series". Deadline. Retrieved July 4, 2018.
  16. ^ Pedersen, Erik (November 14, 2017). "'One Day She'll Darken': Shoniqua Shondai To Recur In TNT Miniseries". Deadline. Retrieved July 5, 2018.
  17. ^ Petski, Denise (January 26, 2018). "'Fear The Walking Dead' Casts Evan Gamble; Monique Green In 'One Day She'll Darken'". Deadline. Retrieved July 4, 2018.
  18. ^ Greene, Steve (July 2, 2018). "'I Am the Night' Trailer: Chris Pine and Patty Jenkins Reteam for Eerie-Looking Limited Series About a Hollywood Mystery". Indie Wire. Retrieved July 4, 2018.
  19. ^ "I AM THE NIGHT". afifest.afi.com.

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