Earlier this week, Investigation Discovery (ID) continued its successful airing of original scripted programming with a second installment of its “Serial Thriller” series. Some viewers were indeed thrilled, while some seemed a little confused at the purpose of the show, not sure what was “scripted” and what might be from actual news headlines. But, one question keeps coming up: Who makes up the cast of SERIAL THRILLER: THE CHAMELEON?
Responding to TVRuckus readers’ inquiries about the recent airing of Investigation Discovery’s original scripted program SERIAL THRILLER: THE CHAMELEON, we checked with the network about the bios available for those starring in the show, including Joseph Millson, “The Chameleon.” Here is a closer look at the actors included in the series, featuring highlights of previous work, current projects and where you may be seeing some of them in the future:
Joseph Millson: “The Chameleon”
Joseph’s extensive work includes television series such as a regular in Banished, 24: Live Another Day, Penny Dreadful, Mount Pleasant, as well as film credits such as the comedy drama I Give It a Year and the Bond film Casino Royale. Highlights of his theatre work include playing the title role in The Globe’s recent production of Macbeth, Rocket to the Moon, Love Never Dies, The Priory, and Cinderella.
Amy Manson: “Pamela Jackson”
Amy Manson is a Scottish actress currently playing “Princess Merida” in the fifth season of the ABC fairy-tale drama series Once Upon a Time. She is also known for portraying “Alice Guppy” in Torchwood, “Abby Evans” in Casualty, “Lizzie Siddal” in Desperate Romantics, “Daisy Hannigan-Spiteri” in Being Human, and “Medea” in Atlantis. Manson won Best Female Performance at the 2008 Critics’ Awards for Theatre in Scotland, for playing ‘Stepdaughter’ in the National Theatre of Scotland production of Six Characters in Search of an Author.
Sarah-Jane Potts: “Sara”
Sarah-Jane’s recent appearances involve shooting the first series of “Gracepoint,” as well as a part in the long running British drama “New Tricks.” She has an incredibly solid following in the U.K. as a result of her regular work in a number of long-standing series’ such as “Bodies,” “Sugar Rush,” and “Holby City.” Sarah’s work on films include comedy-drama “Kinky Boots” directed by Julian Jarrold and written by Tim Firth and Geoff Deane in which she starred alongside Chiwetel Ejiofor, Nick Frost and Joel Edgerton; and on U.S. television series’ such as broadcast networks’ “Off Centre,” “NYPD Blue,” “American Dreams,” and “Keen Eddie.”
Antonia Campbell–Hughes: “Margaret”
Award-winning Irish actress Antonia Campbell-Hughes is an acting force to be reckoned with. Since her breakout role as “Sam” in the BBC series Lead Balloon, Antonia has gone on to play a multitude of fantastically compound characters in a series of unforgettable performances. With a plethora of film and TV projects on the horizon, Antonia’s most recent project is Swansong alongside Matt Berry and Eva Birthistle, competing at London’s Raindance Film Festival. Next up is Francesco Cinquemani’s big-budget sci-fi film Andròn – The Black Labyrinth also starring Alec Baldwin and Danny Glover due for release in late 2015; the BBC’s London Spy; and Terra Mater (Red Bull)’s highly anticipated first fiction feature DxM due for release in 2016. Recently, Antonia starred in The Canal opposite Rupert Evans, directed by Ivan Kavanaugh, Thomas Bidegain’s Les Cowboys, and NYC-filmed drama Split directed by Deborah Kampmeier.
Richard Brake: “Detective Mike Brady”
Richard has appeared in numerous films, including Cold Mountain and Munich, directed by Steven Spielberg. Richard’s career is flourishing, having recently appeared in titles such as: Thor: The Dark World, Mob City, Transporter: The Series, Kingsman: The Secret Service, the television phenomenon Game of Thrones, and breakout hit, The Bastard Executioner.
He secured his first major role as “Joe Chill” in Christopher Nolan’s film Batman Begins. Following this, he appeared as the warped “Portman” in Doom, alongside Karl Urban and Dwayne Johnson. He then played the villain “Bobby De Witt” in The Black Dahlia and appeared in 2007’s Hannibal Rising as “Dortlich.” He has also appeared in several British television shows including M.I. High, Keen Eddie, and Jeeves and Wooster, as well as the U.S. series Cold Case.
Duncan Pow: “Detective Jack Eigner”
Duncan’s recent appearances include the BBC/AMC adaptation of John Le Carre’s The Night Manager and a recurring role in the ITV/Mainstreet show Unforgotten. He’s also been busy appearing in the acclaimed Channel 4 drama Humans with a recurring role in the U.K.-based and filmed 24: Live Another Day. His theatre work includes playing “Begbie” in the Brick and Pin production of Irvin Welch’s Trainspotting.
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The first installment of the trilogy, “Serial Thriller: Angel of Decay,” premiered in June, 2015 and profiled notorious serial killer, Ted Bundy. The third and final installment will air on Investigation Discovery in 2016.
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