Black Rabbit

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Black Rabbit
Created by
Directed by
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
Executive producers
  • Zach Baylin
  • Kate Susman
  • Jude Law
  • Jason Bateman
  • Ben Jackson
  • Michael Costigan
  • Andrew Hinderaker
  • Zac Frognowski
  • Justin Levy
  • David Bernon
  • Erica Kay
Production companies
  • Youngblood Pictures
  • Automatik Entertainment
  • Riff Raff Entertainment
  • Aggregate Films
Original release

Black Rabbit is an upcoming drama television miniseries created by Zach Baylin and Kate Susman for Netflix starring Jude Law and Jason Bateman.


When the owner of a New York City hotspot (Law) allows his chaotic brother (Bateman) back in his life, he opens the door to escalating dangers that threaten to bring down everything he’s built.[1]


  • Jude Law as Jake Friedken
  • Jason Bateman as Vince Friedken
  • Cleopatra Coleman as Estelle, an esteemed interior designer
  • Amaka Okafor as Roxie, an ambitious New York chef
  • Sope Dirisu as Wes, a prominent musician and entrepreneur
  • Dagmara Domińczyk as Val, an affluent New York philanthropist and Jake’s ex-wife
  • Chris Coy as Babbit, a low-level bookie
  • Troy Kotsur as Joe Mancuso, a local bookie with ties to organized crime and to the brothers’ past
  • Abbey Lee as Anna, a formidable NYC bartender
  • Odessa Young as Gen, an East Village tattoo artist with a connection to the brothers
  • Robin de Jesús as Tony, a talented NYC chef
  • Amir Malaklou as Naveen, an investor in Jake’s businesses
  • Don Harvey as Matt, an old school Brooklyn bartender
  • Forrest Weber as Junior, a hotheaded criminal
  • Francis Benhamou as Lisa Klein, a journalist with New York magazine
  • Gus Birney as Mel Whitney, an aspiring actor and host
  • John Ales as Jules Zablonski, a renowned NYC artist
  • Steve Witting as Andy, a credit card processor and money lender
  • Morgan Spector as Campbell, a high powered lawyer


No.TitleDirected by [1]Written byOriginal release date
1TBAJason BatemanTBATBA
2TBAJason BatemanTBATBA
3TBALaura LinneyTBATBA
4TBALaura LinneyTBATBA
5TBABen SemanoffTBATBA
6TBABen SemanoffTBATBA
7TBAJustin KurzelTBATBA
8TBAJustin KurzelTBATBA


The series was announced in 2022 with Zach Baylin and Kate Susman having created for Netflix with Jude Law and Jason Bateman set in the lead roles and executive producers alongside Baylin and Susman.[2][3]

Executive producers also include Michael Costigan for Aggregate Films and Ben Jackson via Riff Raff Entertainment. Andrew Hinderaker, Zac Frognowski, Justin Levy, David Bernon, and Erica Kay also executive produce. Jason Bateman is also directing episodes of the series.[4] Directors also include Laura Linney, Justin Kurzel and Ben Semanoff.[5]

In March 2024, Cleopatra Coleman was confirmed in the cast alongside Amaka Okafor, Sope Dirisu and Dagmara Dominczyk in unconfirmed roles.[6] Additional casting including Chris Coy, Troy Kotsur, Abbey Lee, Odessa Young and Robin de Jesús was announced in April.[7][8]

Filming began in New York in April 2024.[9][10]


  1. ^ a b Lee, Stephan (23 May 2024). "Everything We Know About Jason Bateman and Jude Law's New Series Black Rabbit". Netflix. Retrieved 26 May 2024.
  2. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (27 October 2022). "Jason Bateman & Jude Law To Headline & EP 'Black Rabbit' Limited Series In Works At Netflix With Bateman Set To Direct". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 18 March 2024.
  3. ^ Hailu, Selome (27 October 2022). "Jason Bateman and Jude Law to Develop Limited Series 'Black Rabbit' at Netflix as Stars and EPs". Variety. Retrieved 18 March 2024.
  4. ^ Otterson, Joe (14 March 2024). "Jason Bateman, Jude Law Limited Series 'Black Rabbit' Ordered at Netflix". Variety.
  5. ^ Otterson, Joe (23 May 2024). "Laura Linney, Justin Kurzel, Ben Semanoff to Direct Jason Bateman & Jude Law's Netflix Series 'Black Rabbit'". Variety. Retrieved 24 May 2024.
  6. ^ Porter, Rick (14 March 2024). "Jason Bateman-Jude Law Drama 'Black Rabbit' Gets Netflix Green Light". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 18 March 2024.
  7. ^ Grobar, Matt (30 April 2024). "Chris Coy Joins Netflix Limited Series Black Rabbit, David Robert Mitchell's Flowervale Street". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 30 April 2024.
  8. ^ Cordero, Rosy (30 April 2024). "Black Rabbit Limited Series Adds 11 Including Troy Kotsur, Abbey Lee, Odessa Young & Robin De Jesus". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 30 April 2024.
  9. ^ Vardhan, Harsh (7 December 2023). "Jude Law and Jason Bateman's Black Rabbit Begins Filming in New York in April". Cinemaholic. Retrieved 18 March 2024.
  10. ^ Asatryan, Tigran (24 April 2024). "Jason Bateman and Jude Law Netflix Series 'Black Rabbit': Everything We Know". Whats on Netflix. Retrieved 25 April 2024.

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