The Tourist: what is this new series with Jamie Dornan (50 Shades of Grey)?

On the occasion of the launch of the series entitled The Tourist on Monday June 20, 2022, from 9:05 p.m. on France 2, Télé Star reveals to you what this new detective fiction is carried out by comedian Jamie Dornan.

Fans of detective fiction will be thrilled on Monday June 20, 2022. On that day, France 2 will launch a brand new foreign series, dubbed The Tourist, from 9:05 p.m. This program will be carried by comedian Jamie Dornan in the lead role. As a reminder, the actor is best known for portraying the character of Christian Gray in the film trilogy 50 Shades of Gray, adapted from the books of the same name. Concretely, The Tourist depicts the character of a British man on a trip to Australia, thus embodied by Jamie Dornan. During his journey, a huge tank truck tries to make him leave the road. At the end of a chase, he wakes up in the hospital, but does not remember who he is.

Always pursued, he tries to gather clues about his identity. They are the authors of the detective series Baptist and The Missing who imagined the scenario of The Tourist. Unexpected situations, action, but also black humor will punctuate this fiction according to its authors. Besides Jamie Dornan, the cast of this series will consist of Danielle Macdonald, Hugo Weaving and Shalom Brune-Franklin. The first is mainly known for her role in the series unbelievablethe second is a movie star who played cult roles in the trilogies of Lord of the Rings and of Matrix, while the last starred in Line of Duty.

The Tourist: already renewed for a 2nd season

The filming of this detective series took place in 2020 on the side of Australia. Before being programmed on the antenna of France 2 from Monday, June 20, 2022, The Tourist was broadcast in January 2022 in the United Kingdom by the BBCas well as in March 2022 in the United States on HBO Max. At present, only one season was produced, containing 6 episodes in all. However, the series has already been renewed for a 2nd season. The latter should therefore see the light of day soon, still with Jamie Dornan at the head of the bill, since the comedian agreed to reprise his role.

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