Christian Svensson has been cast in a heavily recurring role in Hulu’s new mystery drama “Career Opportunities in Murder and Mayhem” starring Mandy Patinkin.
The one hour detective drama asks the question: how do you solve a murder in a post-fact world? Especially when sailing the Mediterranean on an ocean liner filled with the wealthy and powerful. Everyone on board is hiding something, but is one of them a killer? That’s what the world’s once greatest detective, Rufus Cotesworth (Patinkin) and his protégée (Violett Beane) aim to discover.
According to Deadline, Svensson will play Andreas Windeler, described as a physically intimidating and intellectual businessman who serves as an emissary to an elusive criminal figure.
Other cast members include Violett Beane, Linda Emond (The Gilded Age) and Jayne Atkinson (House of Cards), Lauren Patten, Hugo Diego Garcia, Angela Zhou, Rahul Kohli and Annie Q. Riegel.
“Career Opportunities in Murder and Mayhem” is written and executive produced by Mike Weiss and Heidi Cole McAdams. Weis and McAdams will also serve as co-showrunners on the series.
Marc Webb will direct the pilot and executive produce under his Black Lamb banner.
ABC Signature is the studio.
Production on the series is expected to continue through December. The series will consist of 10 episodes.
Svensson’s credits include Svensson 24, NCIS: Los Angeles, Southland and Chuck.