Mindhunter, is a new Netflix series based on the 1996 nonfiction novel Mind Hunter: Inside the FBI’s Elite Serial Crime Unit, which focuses on real FBI cases that co-author John Douglas handled and his pursuit of some of the most notorious serial killers and rapists in America.
David Fincher and Netflix have had huge success with House of Cards, and they’ll reunite for the series.
Fincher will direct the first episode and executive producer the show.
Deadline’s sister site TVLine has learned that Fringe actress Anna Torv has landed the female lead in the series.
She’ll join Jonathan Groff who also recently took a key role.