Giancarlo Esposito, known for his role as crime lord Gus Fring in Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul, is back in a new crime series titled Parish. In this latest venture, Esposito plays the character of Gracián "Gray" Parish, an aging taxi driver whose life takes a dramatic turn when he agrees to pick up a notorious Zimbabwean gangster known for exploiting undocumented immigrants in the Southern ports of the United States.
The recently released trailer for Parish gives viewers a taste of what to expect from the series. It starts with a serene scene set in a church before descending into chaos, featuring car chases and intense moments of drama involving Esposito's character.
Created by Sunu Gonera and Daniel Brocklehurst, the six-episode season of Parish is set to premiere in Spring 2024. The series also features a talented supporting cast including Zackary Momoh, Arica Himmel, Ivan Mbakop, and Patrick Robinson.
Gonera and Brocklehurst, along with writers Amadou Diallo and Jim Poyser, have crafted a show that promises a captivating blend of crime and religious themes.
Esposito's previous performances have established him as a scene-stealer, and fans are eager to see him take the lead in this new crime show. With its intriguing premise and talented cast, Parish is bound to captivate audiences when it finally hits the screens, although an exact release date is yet to be announced.