MR. MERCEDES - BREEDA WOOL INTERVIEW

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Breeda Wool returns for a creepy second season of  the hit TV series, Mr. Mercedes. The series  about a psychopathic killer is based on a novel by  famed horror writer, Stephen King.

Breeda Wool became the breakout star of Lifetime’s drama series Unreal playing “Faith,” a young woman from Mississippi who competes on a nationally televised dating show called Everlasting. Her character was so popular with the critics and fans, Lifetime created a digital spin off focusing on her character titled The Faith Diaries marking the network’s first-ever scripted digital short series. Wool’s other television credits include a starring role on Amazon’s web series Betas and guest starring roles on some of primetime's biggest series including Vice-Principals (HBO), The Affair(Showtime), Famous in Love (Freeform) and Midnight, Texas (NBC).

In the AT&T AUDIENCE Network series Mr. Mercedes, Brenda Wool co-stars as 'Lou Linklatter' who survives Brady’s vicious attack on her, but the road to recovery – both physically and emotionally – is not coming easily. Traumatized by the event, Lou struggles to move on, until Dr. Babineau (Jack Huston) offers her a chance to put her knowledge of Brady to good use.

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Season 2 takes place a year after Brady Hartsfield’s (Harry Treadaway) thwarted attempt to perpetrate a second mass murder in the community of Bridgton, Ohio. Since the incident, Hartsfield has been hospitalized in a vegetative state. Retired Detective Bill Hodges (Brendan Gleeson) has done his best to move on from his Brady obsession, teaming up with Holly Gibney (Justine Lupe) to open Finders Keepers, a private investigative agency. But when unexplainable occurrences begin to affect hospital staff members attending to Brady, Hodges is haunted by the feeling that Brady is somehow responsible.

Mr. Mercedes is executive produced by Stephen King, Jack Bender (Game of Thrones) and David E. Kelley (Big Little Lies).

 Brendan Gleeson and Harry Treadaway in, Mr Mercedes

Brendan Gleeson and Harry Treadaway in, Mr Mercedes

Season 2 of Mr. Mercedes  Premieres August 22nd on AT&T AUDIENCE Network in the U.S and on Super Channel in Canada. 

I spoke with Breeda Wool via satellite from Los Angeles where she got up bright and early to discuss her character, what we can expect in Season 2 and what it was like fan girling over Steven King when she met him for the first time.