Netflix has released a teaser trailer for its upcoming series, Bodies, which presents a unique and gripping premise. The series revolves around a single dead body that is discovered by four different detectives in four distinct eras: 1890, 1941, 2023, and 2053. All these discoveries occur in London’s Whitechapel. As the detectives delve deeper, they realize that their investigations are intertwined in a conspiracy that has been ongoing for over 150 years.
Bodies Official Movie Trailer
The teaser trailer begins with a captivating line: “You’re not the first detective to discover this body.” It further promises viewers that the series is “going to blow your mind.”
The eight-episode series, set to premiere on October 19, 2023, is an adaptation of a graphic novel of the same name by Si Spencer, which was published in 2015. The show boasts a stellar cast including Shira Haas, Jacob Fortune-Lloyd, Kyle Soller, Amaka Okafor, and Stephen Graham. Paul Tomalin, known for Torchwood, is the creator of Bodies for Netflix.
Amazon, in turn, gives a more detailed description for the graphic novel and the stories:
LONDON, 1890. As Jack the Ripper stalks the streets, Inspector Edmond Hillinghead-the city’s most diligent detective-applies his skills to an even harder case. The victim is an unidentified male. The killer may have powerful allies. And Edmond’s darkest secret may be exposed if he gets too close to the truth….
LONDON, 1940. As the Blitz rains bombs down on the city, Inspector Charles Whiteman reigns over its streets. He escaped the Nazis in Poland only to run the very rackets he’s supposed to shut down. But when he discovers a mysterious murder victim, his double life may be destroyed…
LONDON, 2014. As racist rioters wreak havoc in the name of their prejudiced patriotism, Detective Sergeant Shahara Hasan leads the fight against them. As a Muslim cop, she’s English to the core. But the corpse she’s uncovered may reveal something rotten deep below the surface…
LONDON, 2050. As the mind-scrambling pulsewave plagues the last survivors of a terrifying techno-apocalypse, the amnesiac young woman known only as Maplewood can barely understand the body she’s discovered. But this ritual killing is identical to those from decades past-and the link between them all is stronger, and stranger, than anyone could dream…