Deadline reported, Dakota Fanning has been cast as the female lead of TNT’s The Alienist. It’s an upcoming drama produced by Paramount Television and Turner’s Studio T.
Fanning will play Sara Howard, a secretary who wants to become the first female police in New York City. Daniel Brühl and Luke Evans are also set to play her character’s opposite. This new series is based on the novel of Caleb Carr with the same title. It was first published in 1994.