Manifest


Manifest Information

Manifest is an upcoming American drama television series, created by Jeff Rake, that is set to premiere on September 24, 2018, on NBC. The series centers around the passengers of an airline plane that suddenly reappear after being presumed dead for five years and it stars Melissa Roxburgh, Josh Dallas, Athena Karkanis, J. R. Ramirez, Parveen Kaur, and Luna Blaise.

Premise

When Montego Air Flight 828 lands after a turbulent but otherwise routine flight, the 191 passengers and its crew learn that while only a few hours passed for them, the rest of the world has considered them missing"?and presumed dead"?for over five years. As the passengers try to reintegrate themselves into the world, some of them experience strange phenomena, leading them to believe "they may be meant for something greater than they ever thought possible."

Cast and characters

  • Melissa Roxburgh as Michaela Beth Stone
  • Josh Dallas as Ben Stone
  • Athena Karkanis as Grace Stone
  • J. R. Ramirez as Det. Jared Williams
  • Parveen Kaur as Saanvi
  • Luna Blaise as Olive

Episodes

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Production

Development

On August 23, 2017, it was announced that NBC had given the production a put pilot commitment. The pilot was written by Jeff Rake who was also set to executive produce alongside Robert Zemeckis and Jack Rapke. Jackie Levine serves as co-executive producer. Production companies involved with the pilot include Compari Entertainment and Warner Bros. Television. On January 23, 2018, it was reported that NBC had given the production a pilot order. A week later, it was announced that David Frankel would direct and executive produce the pilot. On May 10, 2018, it was announced that NBC had given the production a series order. A few days later, it was announced that the series would premiere in the fall of 2018 and air on Mondays at 10 p.m. On June 19, 2018, it was announced that the series would officially premiere on September 24, 2018.

Casting

In February 2018, it was announced that Josh Dallas, Melissa Roxburgh, and J. R. Ramirez had joined the pilot's main cast. In March 2018, it was reported that Athena Karkanis, Parveen Kaur, and Luna Blaise had been cast in main roles.

Release

Marketing

On May 13, 2018, NBC released the first official trailer for the series. On July 21, 2018, the series held a panel at San Diego Comic-Con in San Diego, California. Those in attendance included executive producer Jeff Rake and actors Melissa Roxburgh and Josh Dallas. On August 28, 2018, the first nine minutes of the first episode were released among various digital outlets.

Premiere

On September 10, 2018, the series took part in the 12th Annual PaleyFest Fall Television Previews, which featured a preview screening of the series.

Reception

The series has been met with a mixed to negative response from critics ahead of its premiere. On the review aggregation website Rotten Tomatoes, the series holds a 56% approval rating with an average rating of out 10 of 10 based on 9 reviews. Metacritic, which uses a weighted average, assigned the series a score of 58 out of 100 based on 6 critics, indicating "mixed or average reviews."




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