Netflix Announces New Thrilling Series ‘Man on Fire’ & Everything You Need To Know

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Netflix is making a new thriller series called “Man on Fire.” This show is based on the first two books by A.J. Quinell. The series ‘Man on Fire‘ promises to be very exciting!

Who are behind 'Man on Fire' creation?

Kyle Killen is writing and producing the show. He is known for his work on “Fear Street,” a popular series on Netflix, and the TV adaptation of the video game “Halo.” The new thrilling series ‘Man on Fire’ series will have eight episodes, all written and produced by Killen.

The show is being produced by Chernin Entertainment, a company that works closely with Netflix. Peter Chernin, Jenno Topping, Bill McGoldrick, and Juan Alfonso are the executive producers. New Regency Productions owns the rights to the “Man on Fire” series. Their executive producers are Arnon Milchan, Yariv Milchan, and Michael Schaefer. Kyle Killen’s company, Chapter Eleven, is also involved in the production, with Scott Pennington serving as an executive producer.

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Cast members in 'Man on Fire' series

Carmen Cuba is the casting director for “Man on Fire.” Netflix was looking for actors for many roles early in 2024. The main character, John Creasy, will be played by a BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) actor.

Here are some of the roles they are casting:

Poe: Rayburn’s daughter. She is a teenager with a strong personality. Poe was the only one to see her family’s bombing because she was sneaking back home after spending the night with her boyfriend.

Carmo: President of Brazil. He is polished and energetic, but there might be something suspicious about him.

Soares: Works with the president of Brazil. He is very intimidating.

Rayburn: Creasy’s mentor. Rayburn saved Creasy from a suicide attempt. He was Creasy’s superior in the army and feels responsible for him, seeing him as a son.



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What is 'Man on Fire' all about?

“Man on Fire” tells the story of John Creasy, a broken ex-mercenary. Creasy is on a mission to avenge the death of his only friend. While seeking revenge, he also protects his friend’s daughter from the forces that destroyed her family. The story is described as a muscular, emotional, ongoing international series.



What is the production status of series 'Man on Fire'?

As of May 2024, the series is in pre-production. This means they are preparing everything needed to start filming. Filming for this series ‘Man on Fire‘ is set to begin in late July 2024 and is expected to continue until March 2025. The series will be filmed in Mexico City and Brazil, which fits well with the story’s plot. The show might be released in late 2025 or possibly in 2026.

Some people might already know “Man on Fire” from its previous movie adaptations. The first adaptation was in 1987, starring Scott Glenn. The more recent one, in 2004, starred Denzel Washington as John Creasy. Both movies were well-received and have built a strong fan base.

There will be eight episodes in the series, each one hour long. This allows plenty of time to delve into the complex story and characters.


Series 'Man on Fire'
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Final Thoughts on this Thrilling Series 'Man on Fire'

“Man on Fire” is shaping up to be a thrilling series with a lot of talented people behind it. Fans of A.J. Quinell’s books and the previous movie adaptations have a lot to look forward to. With its strong storyline and experienced production team, “Man on Fire” is set to be a must-watch series on Netflix. Stay tuned for more updates as we get closer to the release date!

Are you excited to watch this thrilling series ‘Man on Fire’, Let me know in the comments below. Until then you can chek our list of what’s coming to Netflix throughout the current year 2024.



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