Take a seat on the couch for a very unusual therapy session with a TV thriller from the filmmakers. The 10-episode limited series shows that everyone may use someone to talk to, even serial killers.
The duo previously worked on, the hit spy thriller starring Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys, while Joel Fields and Joe Weisberg are the executive producers of. This is their first television project since the end in 2018.
Here''s what we know about it.
When is next The Patient episode?
On Hulu on Tuesday, September 20, episode 5, "Pastisto," has been released. Episode 6 of the limited series will be released on September 27.
Here''s how to see "Pastisto" in the video.
"Sam meets with a woman from his past. Dr. Strauss, Sam, and Elias are in trials."
We''re still waiting to hear when it will be available outside of the United States (Disney Plus in the United Kingdom, Star Plus in other countries)
What is The Patient plot?
This series is billed as a psychological thriller. Here''s a brief overview of the series:
"Arapist Alan Strauss is held prisoner by a patient, Sam Fortner, who confesses to being a serial killer. Sam has an unusual therapeutic desire for Alan: reduce his homicidal urges.
"To survive, Alan must clear Sam''s disturbed mind and halt him from killing again, but Sam refuses to discuss key topics, including his mother''s, like Candace. Alone in captivity, Alan exavates his own past through memories of his old therapist, Charlie, and suffocates with waves of his own repressed concerns, including Beth''s recent death, and the painful separation from his religious son, Ezra.
"Over the course of his imprisonment, Alan reveals not only how deep Sam''s compulsion runs, but also how much effort he has to put into place to repair the rift in his own family. Alan tries constantly to keep Sam in bay before he becomes complicit in Sam''s crimes or becomes a target himself."
The Patient episodes
Here are the official synopses for the events that have been published so far:
"Intake," "Dr. Alan Strauss, a psychotherapist who mourns his wife, takes on an enigmatic new client. As they wrestle with very different issues, their professional relationship is transformed by a choice that ties them profoundly."
"Alan Learns to Meditate" is "delves more deeply into the reason he entered therapy, but he encounters Dr. Strauss'' resistance as he continue their sessions. A gathering sense of belonging leads to a revelation about the house."
"Issues" "Sam''s desire to find a therapeutic solution intensifies as his inner struggle intensifies. Dr. Strauss adds a different variable into their sessions."
"Company" on episode 4, "On the point of crisis, Sam honors Dr. Strauss'' promise as a condition for continuing their work together. The trust that is built between patient and doctor is tested, with a living in the balance."
"Sam contacts a woman from his past in episode 5, "Pastisto," says one episode. Dr. Strauss, Sam, and Elias are in for trials.
Who is in The Patient cast?
Carrell is the lead singer of Steven Carrell and Domhnall Gleeson, while Carrell is the playmaker of Alan and Gleeson in the film. Carrell is certainly best known for his roles on and in the movies, and. Gleesons'' most famous roles have come in, and.
Linda Emond (, ) as Candace, David Alan Grier (, ) as Charlie, Laura Niemi (, ) as Beth and Andrew Leeds are among the other major cast members (, ).
The Patient trailer
In a trailer, the growing friendship between Gleesons Sam and Carrells Alan is on full display, which you may see directly below:
How to watch The Patient
The series is produced by FX, but the one is a Hulu exclusive. The only way to watch is if you have a Hulu subscription, but the good news is there are multiple options for it. This includes signing up for Hulu as a standalone subscription, packaging it as part of the Disney Bundle, or getting live TV on top of Hulus exclusive content with Hulu with Live TV.
When information is available, here''s a good overview of how UK viewers can see.