HBO’s 8-part Series “The Night Of” Concludes with "The Call of the Wild"

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23 August 2016
The Night of
Photo: Courtesy of HBO
 "The Night of"
 Series Finale Sunday, August 28 at 9 PM ET/PT on HBO
          Starring John Turturro and Riz Ahmed, the series has revolved around a Pakistani-American college student Nasir “Naz” Khan, who lives with his parents in Queens, NY, and takes his father’s taxi to go a party in Manhattan. But what starts as a perfect night for Naz becomes a nightmare when he’s arrested for murder.
         The part eight finale, “The Call of the Wild”:  With Naz (Ahmed) now on trial, controversy surrounding the defense puts Stone (Turturro) in the spotlight.

         The limited series’ ensemble cast included Michael Kenneth Williams (HBO’s
“Boardwalk Empire” and “Bessie”), Bill Camp (“12 Years a Slave,” “Birdman or (The
Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)”), Jeannie Berlin (“Inherent Vice”), Poorna Jagannathan (“Thanks for Sharing”), Payman Maadi (“A Separation”), Glenne Headly (“Don Jon,” “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels”), Amara Karan (“The Darjeeling Limited”), Sofia Black-D’Elia (“The Immigrant”), Paul Sparks (“Mud,” HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire”), Ben Shenkman (“Royal Pains,” HBO’s “Angels in America”), Afton Williamson (CINEMAX’s “Banshee”), Paulo Costanzo (“Road Trip”), Ned Eisenberg (“Last Man Standing”), Mohammad Bakri (“Laila’s Birthday”), Nabil Elouahabi (“Zero Dark Thirty”), Ashley Thomas (“The Man Inside”), Glenn Fleshler (“A Most Violent Year”) and Chip Zien (“United 93”).
          Filmed in and around Manhattan, the HBO series is based on the BBC’s “Criminal Justice,” created by Peter Moffat.
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