EDITORS, PLEASE NOTE:
The original drama series THE KNICK will launch its ten-episode season FRIDAY, AUG. 8 (10:00-11:00 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on CINEMAX. Academy Award(R) and Emmy(R) winner Steven Soderbergh ("Traffic," "Side Effects," HBO's "Behind the Candelabra") directs Academy Award(R) and Emmy(R) nominee Clive Owen ("Children of Men," HBO's "Hemingway & Gellhorn") in the entire season of the show. Set in downtown New York in 1900, THE KNICK centers on Knickerbocker Hospital and the groundbreaking surgeons, nurses and staff, who push the bounds of medicine in a time of astonishingly high mortality rates and zero antibiotics.
The writing team of Jack Amiel and Michael Begler ("Raising Helen," "Big Miracle") also serves as executive producers, along with Soderbergh, Owen, Michael Sugar ("Rendition") and Gregory Jacobs ("Behind the Candelabra"). Michael Polaire ("Behind the Candelabra") produces.
The ensemble cast of series regulars for THE KNICK includes Andre Holland, Eve Hewson, Jeremy Bobb, Juliet Rylance, Michael Angarano, Chris Sullivan, Cara Seymour, Eric Johnson, David Fierro, Maya Kazan, Grainger Hines and Leon Addison Brown.