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Apple TV+ Limited Series MANHUNT Casts Anthony Boyle as John Wilkes Booth and Lovie Simone as Mary Simms

The Apple TV+ limited series Manhunt has cast two actors in lead roles. Anthony Boyle (The Lost City of Z, Tolkien) has been cast as John Wilkes Booth, the actor who assassinated President Abraham Lincoln, and Lovie Simone (Greenleaf, Power Book III: Raising Kanan) will play former slave Mary Simms, who harbored Booth after his crime. They join previously announced series lead Tobias Menzies.
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Apple Limited Series ‘Manhunt’ Casts Anthony Boyle as John Wilkes Booth, Lovie Simone as Mary Simms

Click here to read the full article. The upcoming Apple limited series “Manhunt” has added Anthony Boyle and Lovie Simone to its cast, Variety has learned. The pair join previously announced series lead Tobias Menzies. The show is based on the book “Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln’s Killer” by James Swanson. Menzies will star as Edwin Stanton, Abraham Lincoln’s War Secretary and friend, who was driven nearly to madness by the need to catch Lincoln’s assassin, John Wilkes Booth (Boyle), and to carry out Lincoln’s legacy. The series will also feature Black historical figures, including Mary Simms (Simone), a former slave...
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Anthony Boyle, Lovie Simone sign on for Lincoln assassination show 'Manhunt'

Anthony Boyle and Lovie Simone have both signed for upcoming Apple TV+ show Manhunt. Upcoming Apple TV+ show Manhunt has two new cast members to add to a growing list after Anthony Boyle and Lovie Simone both signed on. The pair will join Tobias Menzies in the upcoming Apple TV+...
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Apple TV+'s Lincoln assassination limited series Manhunt casts Anthony Boyle as John Wilkes Booth, plus Lovie Simone

Boyle, who is also starring in Apple's Masters of the Air, will play President Abraham Lincoln's assassin on the Tobias Menzies-led limited series based on James Swanson's book Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln’s Killer. Simone has been cast as Mary Simms, a former slave of the doctor who treated Booth’s injury and gave him safe harbor after his crime.
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