Orignally published on 2021-11-21 03:00:01 by www.newsweek.com
Mayor of Kingstown is Paramount+’s new crime drama from the co-creator of Yellowstone, Taylor Sheridan.
The show, which airs on Sundays, premiered on the streaming platform on November 14 with its first two episodes, introducing fans to a host of new and exciting characters.
Following the McLusky family, the thriller sees power broker brothers Mike, Mitch and Kyle try to bring justice and order to a town that is full of corruption.
Here is everything you need to know about the cast of the Paramount+ show— including who stars in it, how many episodes there will be and when it airs.
Who stars in Mayor of Kingstown?
Mayor of Kingstown is about the McLusky family, but it centers around one of the siblings in particular: Mike.
Mike is portrayed by Jeremy Renner, who takes over the family company following his brother Mitch’s death (played by Kyle Chandler).
Supporting him on this journey is his younger sibling Kyle, portrayed by Tyler Handley, and his mother Miriam, who is played by Dianne Wiest.
But it’s not all about the McLusky family, there’s also an array of criminals who also play an important role during Mike’s tenure as mayor of Kingstown, including Aidan Gillan’s Milo Sunter and Tobi Bamtefa’s Deverin “Bunny” Washington.
Co-creator and showrunner Hugh Dillon also gave himself a role in the crime drama, portraying Ian Ferguson—a friend of the McLusky family.
Here’s the main cast in the Mayor of Kingstown:
- Jeremy Renner plays Mike McLusky
- Dianne Wiest portrays Miriam McLusky, the family matriarch.
- Kyle Chandler as Mitch McLusky, Mike’s brother and the first mayor of Kingstown.
- Emma Laird as Iris, an associate of the Russian mob.
- Aidan Gillen as Milo Sunter, a gangster pulling the strings from prison.
- Taylor Handley as Kyle McLusky
- Hugh Dillon as Ian Ferguson
- Tobi Bamtefa as Deverin “Bunny” Washington
- Derek Webster as Stevie
Actors in recurring roles include James Jordan, Nishi Munshi, Michael Beach, Necar Zadegan, and Nichole Galicia.
How many episodes will there be in Mayor of Kingstown?
The first season of Mayor of Kingstown will have 10 episodes in total, with the first two already released on Paramount+.
Episodes are set to be released on a weekly basis, and it is believed the finale will air on the platform on Sunday, January 9 2022.
The first two episodes of the Paramount+ original were written by co-creator Sheridan, and he also directed the first episode titled “The Mayor of Kingstown.”
It is currently unclear how many other episodes he worked on and who else took to the director’s chair other than Episode 2’s Ben Richardson.