In today’s article, we will be discussing The North Water Release Date. The North Water is a television series that premiered on the American OTT video streaming platform AMC+. It was made available on the streaming platform on 15th July 2021. The North Water is adapted from Ian McGuire’s novel of the same name. The development of the series started early on in the year 2016. It is actually a mini-series with only five episodes.
The North Water is directed by Andrew Haigh, whose popular works include Lean On Pete (2017), Weekend (2011), and 45 Years (2015). It falls under the mystery drama genre and has already garnered multiple positive reviews. The cast of the series includes the Irish Actor Colin Farell. Farell’s casting in the series was announced in February in the year 2019. Later that year, in April it was announced that Jack O Connell will be joining the cast of the show. Keep Reading to know more about The North Water Release Date.
The North Water Plot
The story of The North Water revolves around a former army surgeon called Patrick Summer. He has lost all his recognition due to an event that occurred while he was in India. In the year 1859, he enlists to become the surgeon of the ship the Volunteer on its whaling voyage into the Arctic. While on deck, he undergoes ill-treatment from the crew of the ship.
As the story unfolds, the body of the cabin boy is found out, and it seems that he has been murdered. This is when Summer is needed to act on his skills and a doctor. On the journey, he meets Henry Drax, who is a harpooner and a dangerous man who Summer should stay away from. Hoping to escape the tragic incidents that happened in his past, he embarks on an ill-fated journey with a vicious psychopath.
The North Water Release Date
The North Water Release Date was on 15 July 2021 in the American OTT platform AMC+. The American audience has already enjoyed the mystery drama now it is the UK audience’s turn. But the show will be available for the British audience on 10th September 2021 Friday. It will air on BBC2 at 9.30 pm British Summer Time (BST). Out of the five episodes, one episode will air every week on Friday. After the release of the first episode on BBC2, the show will be available for streaming on BBCiPlayer.
The Cast of the Show
- Collin Farrell as Henry Drax: The murderous harpooner Henry Drax is being played by the Irish actor Collin Farrell. The forty-five-year-old is quite a popular name in Hollywood, having worked in popular movies such as The Gentlemen (2019), Total Recall (2012), and Alexander (2004), to name a few. He has also bagged a role in the 2022 upcoming Batman movie.
- Jack O’Connell as Patrick Summer: The main character around which The North Water revolves around is Patrick Summer. Jack O’ Connel plays this role. Summer is a disgraced ex-army surgeon in the mini-series. The English actor Jack O’ Connel who plays the lead role, have formerly worked in Unbroken (2014), Starred Up (2013), and Trial By Fire (2018). He revealed in an interview that the filming on the movie was in uncomfortable weather and harsh environments, and the cast had a hard time during the shoot.
- Stephen Graham as Captain Arthur Brownlee: The role of the ship Volunteer’s captain is played by the English actor Stephen Graham. The forty-eight-year-old is well known for playing the role of Andrew “Combo” Gascoigne in the movie titled This Is England and also in its television sequels This Is England ’86, This Is England ’88, and This Is England ’90.
- Tom Courtenay as Baxter: Baxter is the ship Volunteers financier and whaling company head. Tom Courtenay, who plays the character, is currently eighty-four years old and comes of British origin. He is known for his roles in Quartet (2012) and The Dresser (1983).
- Additionally, Sam Spruell plays Michael Cavendish, Peter Mullan come as the Priest, Roland Møller is Otto, Kieran Urquhart plays Jones, Philip Hill-Pearson comes as McKendrick, Nive Nielsen is Anna, Jonathan Aris portrays the role of Corbyn and Lee Knight plays Stevens.