Manhunt Series Finale, April 18, 2024, Apple TV+, “The Final Act”

Manhunt on Apple TV+

The seven-part limited series Manhunt reaches its climax with the season finale, “The Final Act“. This episode brings to a close the gripping story of Secretary of War Edwin Stanton’s (Tobias Menzies) relentless search for Abraham Lincoln’s assassin, John Wilkes Booth (Anthony Boyle), in the aftermath of the first American presidential assassination.

Based on James L. Swanson’s nonfiction book, the series has explored the intricate conspiracy behind Lincoln’s assassination and the efforts to bring those responsible to justice. In the previous episode, Stanton got a win but not in the way he wanted. Now, he must plan for the conspirators’ trial, which he must conquer to preserve Lincoln’s legacy.

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In “The Final Act,” available from Friday April 19, on Apple TV+, Stanton risks his personal and professional standing as he pursues justice against everyone involved in the conspiracy. The finale promises to deliver a compelling conclusion to the cat-and-mouse game between Stanton and Booth, as well as exploring the impact of the assassination on the nation and the fight to protect Lincoln’s Reconstruction plans.

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With a talented cast, including Tobias Menzies, Anthony Boyle, Hamish Linklater, and Lovie Simone, Manhunt has brought to life the intense manhunt following Lincoln’s assassination. It’s been a strong portrayal of the historical events and the complex motivations of those involved.

Don’t miss the season finale of Manhunt, airing on Apple TV+ on April 18, 2024.

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