Fox has released the Official Synopsis of Prodigal Son episode “Pilot” (1.01) that will be aired on Monday, September 23 at 09:00-10:00 PM.
ENTER THE MIND OF A SERIAL KILLER
MALCOLM BRIGHT (Tom Payne) knows how killers think and how their minds work, because his father, DR. MARTIN WHITLY (Michael Sheen), was one of the most notorious serial killers, called “The Surgeon.” Alongside his longtime mentor, GIL ARROYO (Lou Diamond Phillips), and detectives DANI POWELL (Aurora Perrineau) and JT TARMEL (Frank Harts), he helps the NYPD solve crimes by profiling killers, while also dealing with a manipulative mother, JESSICA WHITLY (Bellamy Young), an annoyingly normal sister, AINSLEY WHITLY (Halston Sage) and a homicidal father still looking to bond with his prodigal son.
“Prodigal Son” is starring Tom Payne as Malcolm Bright; Michael Sheen as Dr. Martin Whitly; Bellamy Young as Jessica Whitly; Lou Diamond Phillips as Gil Arroyo; Aurora Perrineau as Dani Powell; Frank Harts as JT Tarmel; Halston Sage as Ainsley Whitly; Keiko Agena as Dr. Edrisa Guilfoyle.
Guest Cast are TBA.
In Prodigal Son, Malcolm Bright (Tom Payne) has a gift. He knows how killers think, how their minds work. Why? Back in the 1990s, his father was one of the best, a notorious serial killer called “The Surgeon.” That’s why Bright is the best criminal psychologist around; murder is the family business.
Prodigal Son is produced by Warner Bros. Television, Berlanti Productions and FOX Entertainment with executive producers Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter, Chris Fedak, Sam Sklaver and Lee Toland Krieger.