Industry (TV series)

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Industry
GenreDrama
Created byMickey Down
Konrad Kay
Starring
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Original language(s)English
Production
Executive producer(s)
Production company(s)Bad Wolf
Release
Original network
External links
Website

Industry is an upcoming British television drama series created by Mickey Down and Konrad Kay. An eight-episode season has been ordered by HBO.[1] Lena Dunham is set to direct the first episode.[1]

The series stars Myha’la Herrold as Harper.[2] It is set to premiere on 9 November 2020 on HBO in the United States and on BBC Two in the United Kingdom.[3][4][5]

Plot[edit]

Industry "follows a group of young graduates competing for a limited set of permanent positions at a top investment bank in London."[4]

Cast[edit]

Main[4][edit]

  • Myha’la Herrold as Harper Stein, a talented woman from New York who has travelled to London with the hope of working for Pierpoint & Co.[6]
  • Marisa Abela as Yasmin
  • Harry Lawtey as Robert
  • David Jonsson as Augustus ‘Gus’ Sackey, a graduate of Eton and Oxford and Robert's roommate.[7]
  • Nabhaan Rizwan as Hari
  • Freya Mavor as Daria, Vice President of Cross Product Sales at Pierpoint & Co.[8]
  • Will Tudor as Theo, a research analyst for Pierpoint.[9]
  • Conor Macneill as Kenny
  • Ken Leung as Eric, Managing Director of Cross Products Sales (CPS) at Pierpoint & Co.[10]

Episodes[edit]

No.TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date [11]U.S. viewers
(millions)
1"Induction"[12]Lena DunhamMickey Down & Konrad Kay9 November 2020 (2020-11-09)TBD
2"Quiet and Nice"[13]Tinge KrishnanMickey Down & Konrad Kay16 November 2020 (2020-11-16)TBD
3"Notting Hill"[14]Tinge KrishnanSam H. Freeman23 November 2020 (2020-11-23)TBD
4"Sesh"[15]Ed LillyMickey Down & Konrad Kay30 November 2020 (2020-11-30)TBD
5"Learned Behaviour"[16]Ed LillyMickey Down & Konrad Kay7 December 2020 (2020-12-07)TBD
6"Nutcracker"[17]Tinge KrishnanKate Verghese & Mickey Down & Konrad Kay14 December 2020 (2020-12-14)TBD

Production[edit]

Industry is the debut series from writers Mickey Down and Konrad Kay, and other writers of the series include Sam H. Freeman and Kate Verghese[4] The series is directed by Lena Dunham, Tinge Krishnan, Ed Lilly and Mary Nighy.[4]

The series was filmed in Cardiff during the summer of 2019.[18]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Clarke, Stewart (June 14, 2019). "Lena Dunham to Direct HBO High-Finance Drama 'Industry'". Variety. Retrieved June 14, 2019.
  2. ^ Highfill, Samantha (June 17, 2020). "Exclusive: Get a first look at HBO's investment banking drama 'Industry'". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved June 19, 2020.
  3. ^ "HBO Fall 2020 Programming Overview" (Press release). July 27, 2020.
  4. ^ a b c d e "Cast announced for new drama Industry coming soon to BBC and HBO". BBC. December 20, 2019.
  5. ^ Caruso, Nick (September 17, 2020). "HBO's Industry Teaser Previews the Pressure of Finance, Sets Premiere Date". TVLine. Retrieved September 17, 2020.
  6. ^ https://www.hbo.com/industry/cast-and-crew/harper
  7. ^ https://pressroom.warnermedia.com/us/bio/gus
  8. ^ https://pressroom.warnermedia.com/us/bio/daria
  9. ^ https://www.hbo.com/industry/cast-and-crew/theo
  10. ^ https://www.hbo.com/industry/cast-and-crew/eric
  11. ^ "Industry – Listings". The Futon Critic. Retrieved October 9, 2020.
  12. ^ "Episode Title: (#01/101) "Induction"". The Futon Critic. Retrieved October 23, 2020.
  13. ^ "Episode Title: (#02/102) "Quiet and Nice"". The Futon Critic. Retrieved October 23, 2020.
  14. ^ "Episode Title: (#03/103) "Notting Hill"". The Futon Critic. Retrieved October 23, 2020.
  15. ^ "Episode Title: (#04/104) "Sesh"". The Futon Critic. Retrieved October 23, 2020.
  16. ^ "Industry 05: Learned Behaviour". HBO. Retrieved October 9, 2020.
  17. ^ "Industry 06: Nutcracker". HBO. Retrieved October 9, 2020.
  18. ^ "Bad Wolf Announces Industry For HBO" (Press release).

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