The CW has released the Official Synopsis of Devils episode “Episode 1” (2.01) that will be aired on Thursday, August 16 at 9:00-10:00 PM.
2016. As CEO of NYL, Massimo Ruggero (Alessandro Borghi) has brought Chinese investors onto the board, and with his new Head of Trading, Wu Zhi (Li Jun Li), need to win big on the Brexit referendum. But Dominic Morgan (Patrick Dempsey) founds a SPAC aimed to acquire tech companies that the Chinese are targeting, and, after hiring a brilliant, odd young woman, Nadya (Clara Rosager), he warns Massimo about the Chinese: a new geo-political data war between China and the West has begun. Will Massimo believe him?
“Devils” is starring Patrick Dempsey as Dominic Morgan, Alessandro Borghi as Massimo Ruggero, Laia Costa as Sofia Flores, Kasia Smutniak as Nina Morgan, Lars Mikkelsen as Daniel Duval, Paul Chowdhry as Kalim Chowdhrey, Harry Michell as Paul McGinnan, Malachi Kirby as Oliver Harris, Pia Mechler as Eleanor Bourg and Sallie Harmsen as Carrie Price.
Nick Hurran directed the episode written by Frank Spotnitz & James Dormer (#201).
Based on the novel I Diavoli by Guido Maria Brera, DEVILS is an international thriller that follows Massimo Ruggero (Alessandro Borghi), the charismatic yet ruthless Head of Trading at NYL, one of the world’s most important investment banks, and his mentor, NYL’s CEO Dominic Morgan (Patrick Dempsey).
DEVILS is from Sky Italia and Lux Vide, in association with Sky Studios, Orange Studio and OCS, with executive producers Luca Bernabei, Matilde Bernabei, Daniele Passani, Nick Hurran, Sara Melodia, Luisa Cotta Ramosino, Ben Harris, Christopher Lunt & Michael A. Walker, Nils Hartmann and Sonia Rovai.