Apple TV+ has dropped the official City on Fire trailer for the upcoming thriller drama, which hails from Gossip Girl creators Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage. It revolves around the mystery surrounding a young woman’s death. The police and the people close to her start separate investigations to find out who are the ones responsible for the unfortunate incident.
The series will be available for streaming on May 12 with the first three episodes. It will then be followed by one new episode weekly through June 16.
Check out the City on Fire trailer below (watch more trailers):
Described as a music-driven tale and family saga, City on Fire is inspired by Garth Risk Hallberg’s novel of the same name. The series stars Wyatt Oleff, Chase Sui Wonders, Jemima Kirke, Nico Tortorella, Ashley Zukerman, Xavier Clyde, Max Milner, Alexandra Doke, Omid Abtahi, Kathleen Munroe, John Cameron Mitchell, Geoff Pierson, and Beth Malone.
“In the drama, an NYU student is shot in Central Park on the Fourth of July, 2003. Samantha is alone; there are no witnesses and very little physical evidence. Her friends’ band is playing at her favorite downtown club but she leaves to meet someone, promising to return. She never does,” reads the synopsis. “As the crime against Samantha is investigated, she’s revealed to be the crucial connection between a series of mysterious citywide fires, the downtown music scene, and a wealthy uptown real estate family fraying under the strain of the many secrets they keep.
City on Fire is written and executive produced by Schwartz and Savage, who are also serving as showrunners. It is also directed by Jess Peretz, who is also executive producing along with Lis Rowinski.