Reprisal (TV series)

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Reprisal
Post production hulu reprisal sign.jpg
GenreDrama
Created byJosh Corbin
Starring
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes10 (list of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s)
Running time41–57 minutes
Production company(s)
Release
Original networkHulu
Original releaseDecember 6, 2019 (2019-12-06)

Reprisal is an American drama web television series that premiered on Hulu on December 6, 2019.[1] In June 2020, the series was canceled after one season.[2]

Premise[edit]

Reprisal follows "a relentless femme fatale who, after being left for dead, leads a vengeful campaign against a bombastic gang of gearheads."[3]

Cast and characters[edit]

Main[edit]

Recurring[edit]

Episodes[edit]

No.TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal release date
1"The Tale of Harold Horpus"Jonathan Van TullekenJosh CorbinDecember 6, 2019 (2019-12-06)
2"A Flintlock & A Hound"Jonathan Van TullekenJosh CorbinDecember 6, 2019 (2019-12-06)
3"The Emboldened Conflict"Jonathan Van TullekenNate CrockerDecember 6, 2019 (2019-12-06)
4"On the Principles of Horsehound"Cherie NowlanJustin BoydDecember 6, 2019 (2019-12-06)
5"The Tiniest Battle"Cherie NowlanElizabeth HunterDecember 6, 2019 (2019-12-06)
6"For Love of the Archipelago"Eva SørhaugLisa LongDecember 6, 2019 (2019-12-06)
7"25 or 6 to 4"Eva SørhaugAdam Lash & Cori UchidaDecember 6, 2019 (2019-12-06)
8"The Horse Cabbage Heart"Jonathan Van TullekenSalvatore StabileDecember 6, 2019 (2019-12-06)
9"dammit"Salli Richardson-WhitfieldNate CrockerDecember 6, 2019 (2019-12-06)
10"The Horpus Horrendous"Jonathan Van TullekenJosh CorbinDecember 6, 2019 (2019-12-06)

Production[edit]

Development[edit]

On June 18, 2018, it was announced that Hulu had given the production a pilot order. The episode was written by Josh Corbin and directed by Jonathan Van Tulleken. Corbin also served as an executive producer alongside Warren Littlefield and Barry Jossen. Production companies involved with the pilot were A+E Studios and The Littlefield Company.[3] On February 11, 2019, it was announced during the Television Critics Association's annual winter press tour that Hulu had given the production a series order.[4] The series premiered on December 6, 2019.[1] On June 10, 2020, Hulu canceled the series after one season.[2]

Casting[edit]

In August 2018, it was announced that Abigail Spencer, Mena Massoud, David Dastmalchian, and Rhys Wakefield had been cast in the pilot's starring roles.[5][6][7] On July 10, 2019, it was reported that Craig Tate, Wavyy Jonez, Shane Callahan, and Rory Cochrane were cast as series regulars.[8] On July 22, 2019, Lea DeLaria was cast in a recurring role.[9]

Filming[edit]

The pilot episode was filmed in Wilmington, North Carolina, and the rest of the first season will also be filmed in Wilmington.[10]

Reception[edit]

On Rotten Tomatoes, the series holds an approval rating of 44% with an average rating of 7/10, based on 16 reviews. The website's critical consensus reads, "Solid performances and a fast pace move Reprisal along, but its style over substance approach is all pulp, little juice."[11] On Metacritic, it has a weighted average score of 53 out of 100, based on 7 critics, indicating "mixed or average reviews".[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Pedersen, Erik (July 26, 2019). "Hulu Sets Premiere Dates For New 'Dollface' & 'Reprisal', Season 3 Of 'Marvel's Runaways'". Deadline Hollywood. Archived from the original on July 26, 2019. Retrieved July 26, 2019.
  2. ^ a b Petski, Denise (June 10, 2020). "'Harlots' Canceled By Hulu After 3 Seasons, 'Reprisal' Also Not Returning". Deadline Hollywood. Archived from the original on June 10, 2020. Retrieved June 10, 2020.
  3. ^ a b Andreeva, Nellie (June 18, 2018). "Hulu Orders Femme Fatale Pilot 'Reprisal' From Warren Littlefield & A+E Studios". Deadline Hollywood. Archived from the original on August 13, 2018. Retrieved August 28, 2018.
  4. ^ White, Peter (February 11, 2019). "Hulu Hands Out Series Orders To Femme Fatale Drama 'Reprisal' & Russian Period Romp 'The Great' – TCA". Deadline Hollywood. Archived from the original on February 12, 2019. Retrieved February 11, 2019.
  5. ^ Petski, Denise (August 7, 2018). "Abigail Spencer To Star In Hulu's Femme Fatale Pilot 'Reprisal' From Warren Littlefield & A+E Studios". Deadline Hollywood. Archived from the original on August 25, 2018. Retrieved August 28, 2018.
  6. ^ Petski, Denise (August 8, 2018). "Mena Massoud Joins Hulu's Femme Fatale Pilot 'Reprisal' From Warren Littlefield & A+E Studios". Deadline Hollywood. Archived from the original on February 12, 2019. Retrieved August 28, 2018.
  7. ^ Petski, Denise (August 14, 2018). "David Dastmalchian & Rhys Wakefield Join Hulu's Femme Fatale Pilot 'Reprisal' From Warren Littlefield & A+E Studios". Deadline Hollywood. Archived from the original on August 14, 2018. Retrieved August 28, 2018.
  8. ^ Petski, Denise (July 10, 2019). "'Reprisal': Craig Tate, Wavyy Jonez, Shane Callahan & Rory Cochrane Cast As Regulars In Hulu Series". Deadline Hollywood. Archived from the original on July 22, 2019. Retrieved July 22, 2019.
  9. ^ Petski, Denise (July 22, 2019). "'Reprisal': Lea DeLaria To Recur In Hulu Series". Deadline Hollywood. Archived from the original on July 22, 2019. Retrieved July 22, 2019.
  10. ^ Bullock, Clint. "Hulu's 'Reprisal' set to film first season in Wilmington". WECT. Archived from the original on June 4, 2019. Retrieved June 4, 2019.
  11. ^ "Reprisal: Season 1 (2019)". Rotten Tomatoes. Archived from the original on December 18, 2019. Retrieved December 21, 2019.
  12. ^ "Reprisal: Season 1". Metacritic. Archived from the original on December 18, 2019. Retrieved December 21, 2019.

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