The Old Man, an American drama thriller created for Amazon Prime Video by Jonathan E. Steinberg, aired for the first time June 16, 2022. Season one consists of seven episodes in total. After the first season aired, it renewed for a second season, which has not yet released. This series is based on a novel by the name of The Old Man by Thomas Perry.
The Old Man follows the life of Dan Chase. Dan used to be a CIA operative, though in his recent years he has been living privately and very off the grid. He has been living a private life in New York for 30 years of his life. Someone ends up breaking into Dan’s house, which ultimately leads to him killing the intruder. After killing this intruder, Dan has to go into hiding. This series also follows Zoe McDonald, a woman whom he rented a room from. He ends up forced to partner with her, while he is on the run.
The Old Man also follows Harold Harper, who works for the FBI and has the task of bringing in Dan. He has a team of people that are working beside him to try and bring in Dan, these people include Angela Adams who also works for the FBI, Raymond Waters who works for the CIA, and Julian Carson, who is best known for being a hit-man whose duty is to kill Dan.
Since The Old Man aired, it has received some pretty positive reviews from critics. Critics have stated that it is an amazing show that will definitely keep you on the edge of your seat. They have stated that they praise the series writers and stated it has an amazing plot. While also adding that the cast did a fantastic job bringing this series to life. Overall, the reviews from critics are really positive.
This series has received extremely positive reviews.
Jeff Bridges as Dan Chase
John Lithgow as Harold Harper
E. J. Bonilla as Raymond Waters
Bill Heck as Young Dan Chase
Leem Lubany as Young Abbey Chase
Alia Shawkat as Angela Adams
Gbenga Akinnagbe as Julian Carson
Amy Brenneman as Zoe McDonald
Hiam Abbass as Abbey Chase
Kenneth Mitchell as Joe
Joel Grey as Morgan Bote
Pej Vahdat as Young Faraz Hamzad
Noor Razooky as Young Kaftar
Echo Kellum as Mike
Christopher Redman as Young Harold Harper
Jessica Parker Kennedy as Woman at Bus Stop
Faran Tahir as Rahmani
Rade Serbedzija as Old Suleyman Pavlovic
Navid Negahban as Faraz Hamzad