Netflix, Eric Bana will be the protagonist of a new miniseries

The series is described as a mystery thriller in which Eric Bana plays Eric Inman, a special agent for the National Parks Service.

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Netflix has ordered the limited series titled Untamed, Erica Bana has been chosen to be the protagonist of the project. The series, which will consist of six episodes, comes from writer Mark L. Smith and his daughter, Elle Smith. The series is described as a mystery thriller in which Bana plays Eric Inman, “a special agent for the National Parks Service who works to enforce the law in the vast wilderness. The investigation into a brutal death sends Inman on a collision course with the park's dark secrets and his own past." Eric Bana also serves as an executive producer on the series. The studio is Warner Bros. Television.

Eric Bana is mostly known for his film roles, although he has previously starred in TV shows such as Dirty John in 2018 and some Australian shows such as Full Frontal and Something in the Air earlier in his career. In cinema, he has starred in several major productions such as Munich, Troy, Ang Lee's Hulk, Black Hawk Down, and JJ Abrams' Star Trek, among many others. We recently saw him in The Dry and, currently, he is in Italian cinemas with Force of Nature – Oltre l'inganno, the film adaptation of Jane Harper's bestseller.

Untamed is the third Netflix series ordered by Mark L. Smith. He is also writing the Wild West drama American Primeval and an adaptation of the novel The 39 Steps with Benedict Cumberbatch. Smith also wrote the film The Midnight Sky directed by and starring George Clooney, released on Netflix in 2020. He has also written films such as The Revenant and The Boys in the Boat, the latter of which saw him reteam with Clooney. Elle Smith made her debut as a feature writer by co-writing the film The Marsh King's Daughter with her father, based on the novel by Karen Dionne.