TNT's I AM THE NIGHT “Pilot”
I Am The Night is finally here! based on true events around the Black Dahlia murder and what happened after. Follows a girl named Patty ( India Eisley )who is a mixed raced girl in Nevada. Recently she has been followed by a white man in a black car and soon finds out she is not the person who she thought she was. She soon finds out that her name is not Patty, it is Fauna Hodel. Fauna confronts her mother Jimmy Lee ( Golden Brooks ) and also finds out Jimmy Lee isn’t her real mother and her family is from California, but also warns her not to pursue any more information. Fauna later seeks out to find more information and finds a number that could be her grandfather, as she calls her grandfather requests for her to come down to Los Angeles. Fauna takes the offer and leaves for California.
The series also brings another main character in the series, a tabloid reporter named Jay Singletary ( Chris Pine ), who suffers with PTSD and is trying to gain back respect, due to his coverage on the Black Dahlia Murder and the Hodel family which he accused of George Hodel, a respected Doctor in the Hollywood community who was one of the prime suspects on the case. I Am the Night is a limited series written by Sam Sheridan and directed by Patty Jenkins who also directed Wonder Woman and the upcoming Wonder Woman 1984 brings a mystery in a time period in Los Angeles that unfolds a young woman’s life discovering about truth about her family and her biological mother, and a reporter who is haunted by his past and a career.
-WRITTEN BY: TIFFANI JARAMILLO