John Turturro and Riz Ahmed Star in HBO Limited Series "The Night Of"

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05 July 2016
The Night Of
Photo: Craig Blankenhorn/HBO
"The Night Of"
Premieres Sunday, July 10 at 9 PM ET/PT on HBO
         Pakistani-American college student Nasir “Naz” Khan, who lives with his parents in Queens, NY, 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.

          Starring John Turturro (“Fading Gigolo,” “O Brother, Where Art Thou?”) and Riz Ahmed (“Nightcrawler”), the show delves into the intricacies of a complex New York City murder case with cultural and political overtones. The story examines the police investigation, the legal proceedings, the criminal justice system and Rikers Island, where the accused await trial.

          The limited series’ ensemble cast includes 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”).

July’s episodes:
            Part 1: “The Beach”
            Debut: SUNDAY, JULY 10 (9:00-10:30 p.m. ET/PT)
             What starts as a perfect night for Pakistani-American student Nasir “Naz” Khan (Riz Ahmed) becomes a nightmare when he’s arrested for murder.
            Part 2: “Subtle Beast”
            Debut: SUNDAY, JULY 17 (9:00-10:00 p.m.)
            As attorney John Stone (John Turturro) counsels Naz, lead detective Dennis Box (Bill Camp) investigates the crime.
            Part 3: “A Dark Crate”
            Debut: SUNDAY, JULY 24 (9:00-10:00 p.m.)
            Awaiting his formal arraignment at Rikers Island, Naz (Riz Ahmed) realizes that his survival, or perhaps his demise, rests with a particular inmate, Freddy (Michael Kenneth Williams).
            Part 4: “The Art of War”
            Debut: SUNDAY, JULY 31 (9:00-10:00 p.m.
            Stone (John Turturro) works to uncover information about the crime.

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