Brian Tyree Henry, Kate Mara To Star In FBI Series Class Of ’09

Brian Tyree Henry and Kate Mara are starring in FX’s A.I. limited series Class of ’09.

The series which is set in the near future comes from Tom Rob Smith, Nina Jacobson and Brad Simpson.

Smith will write and executive produce the eight-part series in which the U.S. criminal justice system has been transformed by artificial intelligence.

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Class of ’09 revolves around a group of FBI agents who graduated from Quantico in 2009 and are reunited following the death of a mutual friend. Spanning three decades and told across three interweaving timelines, the series examines the nature of justice, humanity and the choices we make that ultimately define our lives and our legacy.

Henry will play Tayo Miller, one of the most brilliant and unorthodox agents ever to join the Bureau, a man who seeks not merely to make his mark on the institution but to remake it entirely. Mara will play Amy Poet, a woman who never imagined joining the world of law enforcement and finds herself at the center of its most pivotal moment of transformation.

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Jacobson and Simpson of Color Force also exec producing. Nellie Reed and FX Productions are also producing.

“Class of ’09 brings together an incredible team of artists who have contributed to several of FX’s most distinctive and successful series from American Crime Story and Pose to Atlanta and A Teacher,” said Gina Balian, President of Original Programming at FX. “With a story from Tom Rob Smith, produced by Nina Jacobson and Brad Simpson and starring Brian Tyree Henry and Kate Mara, Class of ’09 is primed to reimagine the course of justice in this unique and timely thriller.”



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