Mandy Patinkin to Star in Hulu Detective Drama Pilot ‘Career Opportunities in Murder and Mayhem’

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Mandy Patinkin will star in the detective drama “Career Opportunities in Murder and Mayhem,” which has been ordered to pilot at Hulu.

The series asks the question: How do you solve a murder in a post-fact world? Especially when sailing the Mediterranean on an ocean liner filled with the wealthy and powerful. Everyone on board is hiding something… but is one of them a killer? That’s what the World’s Once Greatest Detective, Rufus Cotesworth (Patinkin), and his protégée aim to discover.

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Along with Patinkin, the series stars Violett Beane as Imogene, Lauren Patten as Anna, Hugo Diego Garcia as Jules, Angela Zhou as Teddy, and Rahul Kohli as Sunil.

The series hails from writers Mike Weiss and Heidi Cole McAdams, who will also serve as executive producers and co-showrunners. Marc Webb will direct the pilot and executive produce under his Black Lamb banner. ABC Signature is the studio, with Webb being under an overall deal there.

Patinkin most recently appeared as a main cast member on Season 5 of “The Good Fight” on Paramount Plus. He is also known for his Emmy-nominated role on the Showtime drama “Homeland,” which ended its run at the premium cabler in 2020 after eight seasons. He previously won the Emmy for best actor in a drama for his role on “Chicago Hope.” His film credits include “The Princess Bride,” “Alien Nation,” and “Dick Tracy.”

He is repped by ICM and Echo Lake Entertainment. McAdams is repped by UTA and Jackoway Austen Tyerman. Weiss is repped by WME. Webb is repped by CAA and Jamie Feldman.

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