NBC has released the official Synopsis of The Player episode “Pilot” (1.01) that will be aired on Thursday, September 24 at 10:00-11:00 PM.
ELITE GAMBLING ORGANIZATION BET ON A SPECIAL OPS ABILITY TO STOP CRIME
Special op turned security expert, Alex Kane (Philip Winchester), is unable to catch his ex-wife Ginny’s (Daisy Betts) murderer.
In searching for justice Kane crosses paths with a shadowy organization, called the House, led by Mr. Johnson (Wesley Snipes) and Cassandra King (Charity Wakefield). Kane reluctantly joins forces with the elite organization whose members bet on whether he can stop future crimes.
Also starring- Damon Gupton, Carlo Rota, Nitya Vidyasagar and Jade Bender.
From the executive producers of The Blacklist comes the action-packed Las Vegas-set thriller The Player. The series co-stars Wesley Snipes as the pit boss and Charity Wakefield as the dealer for a high-stakes game, where an organization of wealthy individuals gamble on the ability of former military operative turned security expert Philip Winchester to stop some of the biggest crimes imaginable from playing out. Can he take them down from the inside and get revenge for the death of his wife, or is it true what they say: The house always wins.
The Player is a production of Sony Pictures Television, Davis Entertainment and Kung Fu Monkey for NBC, with executive producers John Rogers, john Fox and Bharat Nalluri.