The series follows a retired detective, Theo Faber, and his partner Lena on the titular Tourist cases. This is the first time that the two have collaborated on anything since their partnership fell apart after its six-year stint of solving heinous crimes in Berlin eight years before
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Jamie Dornan’s performance in The Tourist is a game-changer. (Photo credit:)
With the premiere of The Tourist, starring Jamie Dornan, on One, the new year is off to a fantastic start.
Dornan stars in the six-episode mystery thriller, which is set in Australia and stars Dornan.
Hugo Weaving from The Avengers and The Matrix, Shalom Brune-Franklin from Line of Duty, and Danielle Macdonald from Dumplin’ round out the star-studded cast, with fans eagerly anticipating the thriller for almost a year.
The Irish actor, who is best known for his roles in 50 Shades of Grey and The Fall, was introduced as the show’s protagonist in January of last year and immediately enthralled viewers when he talked about it.
Jamie had previously said that the screenplays for The Tourist were among the most thrilling he had ever read, but fans had some concerns about the upcoming program.
So, what’s the narrative behind The Tourist, who’s in it, and is it based on a real tale?
What is the plot of The Tourist?
The Tourist is an HBO film about an Irish guy who goes insane when a vehicle deliberately crashes into his automobile while travelling across the Australian Outback.
Later, Jamie Dornan’s character wakes up in a hospital and has no recollection of his identity, what he was doing in Australia, or who – or what – is trying to kill him.
The drama follows Jamie’s character, simply known as The Man, as he seeks to reclaim his identity, learning mysteries and horrifying truths along the way.
The first episode, which will be shown on One and iPlayer at 9pm on New Year’s Day, will be the first of six.
Is it true that The Tourist is based on a genuine story?
For the action-packed mystery, Jamie is back in the major role. (Photo credit:)
If The Tourist’s mind-blowing concept sounds too unbelievable to be based on a real tale, that’s because it isn’t.
The Tourist is not based on a real event; instead, it is the brainchild of Harry and Jack Williams, the authors of the thrillers The Missing and One of Us.
The series was conceived and written by Harry and Jack, and it has now been picked up by, HBO, and Stan for audiences in the United Kingdom and Ireland, the United States, and Australia, respectively.
Who is in The Tourist’s cast?
Danielle McDonald is one of the cast members of the highly anticipated series (Photo courtesy of Two Brothers Pictures).
The Tourist has an incredible ensemble, with Jamie Dornan playing The Man, who wakes up with amnesia after an accident and must find who he is.
Shalom Brune-Franklin (Line of Duty) appears in the thriller as Luci, a waitress who establishes a special relationship with Jamie’s character.
Helen Chambers, a budding Probationary Constable undertaking her own study on the growing mystery, is played by Danielle McDonald of Dumplin’ and Bird Box fame.
Agent Lachlan Rogers, a senior and respected detective inspector who heads Major Crime for the Australian state police, is played by Hugo Weaving, a star of The Avengers and The Matrix.
On New Year’s Day, at 9 p.m., The Tourist will show on One and iPlayer.
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Frequently Asked Questions
What is The Tourist series based on?
A: The Tourist is based on a novel by the same name written in 1951.
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Is The Tourist based on a book?
A: The Tourist is based on a book.
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