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Manhunt - Lincoln Assassination Drama Ordered To Series By AppleTV

Tobias Menzies is eschewing royal Britain to try and catch President Abraham Lincoln’s killer in a new limited drama series for Apple.

The Crown star will play Edwin Stanton, Lincoln’s War Secretary and friend, who was nearly driven to madness by the need to catch John Wilkes Booth and to carry out Lincoln’s legacy, in Manhunt, which comes from Friday Night Lights and Fargo writer/producer Monica Beletsky.