Prime Video continues to deliver a steady stream of compelling new original series, unveiling the official trailer for the upcoming space and time-spanning sci-fi drama “Night Sky” (formerly known as “Lightyears”).
Created by Holden Miller and Daniel C. Connolly for Amazon Studios and Legendary Television (“Carnival Row”, “Paper Girls”), “Night Sky” stars Academy Award® winners Sissy Spacek (“Homecoming”, Carrie, The Old Man and The Gun), J.K. Simmons (The Tomorrow War, “Invincible”), Chai Hansen (“The Newsreader”), Kiah McKirnan (“Mare of Easttown”), Julieta Zylberberg (The Invisible Look), Rocío Hernández (“La caída”) and Adam Bartley (“Longmire”). The series revolves around Irene (Spacek) and Franklin York (Simmons), a couple who, years earlier, discovered a buried chamber in their backyard that somehow leads to a mysterious deserted planet. They secretly kept their discovery to themselves but when an enigmatic young man enters their lives, the Yorks’ quiet existence soon takes an unexpected turn… and the mystifying chamber they thought they knew so well turns out to be much more than they could have ever imagined.
“Night Sky” and is written and co-executive produced by Holden Miller, with Daniel C. Connolly serving as showrunner and executive producer. Mosaic’s Jimmy Miller and Sam Hansen serve as executive producers, along with Emmy- and BAFTA Award-winner Philip Martin (“The Crown”).
All eight episodes of the first season will premiere exclusively on Prime Video in more than 240 countries and territories worldwide on Friday, May 20, 2022.