Rosario Dawsonis heading to the small screen this February…
USA Network has set the mid-winter premiere date for Sam Esmail’s new anthology drama Briarpatch, led by 40-year-old Puerto Rican and Cuban American actress on Thursday, February 6.
Briarpatchfollows Allegra Dill (Dawson), a no-nonsense professional who returns to her quirky hometown to solve her sister’s murder.
The inaugural season celebrates the genres represented by Ross Thomas’ book — a stylish blend of crime and pulp fiction — while updating his sense of fun, danger and place for a new generation.
Jay R. Ferguson, Edi Gathegi, Brian Geraghty and Kim Dickens also star.
The 10-episode Briarpatchwas written for television by Greenwald, who executive produces alongside Esmail through his production company Esmail Corp and Anonymous Content’s Chad Hamilton.
Dawson also is a producer on the series from UCP and Paramount Television.