Firebug (TV series)

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GenreCrime drama
Created byDennis Lehane
Written byDennis Lehane
Directed byKari Skogland
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
Executive producers
Production companies
  • Mikey Beers
  • EDEN Productions
  • Imperative Entertainment
  • Apple Studios
Original release
NetworkApple TV+

Firebug is an upcoming American crime drama miniseries created by Dennis Lehane that is set to premiere on Apple TV+.


A detective and an arson investigator work together to stop two serial arsonists in the Pacific Northwest.



It was announced in December 2022 that Dennis Lehane and Taron Egerton, who had worked together on Apple TV+'s miniseries Black Bird, would reteam for Firebug, a new miniseries at Apple TV+, inspired by the crimes of arsonist John Leonard Orr.[1] In March 2024, Jurnee Smollett and John Leguizamo joined the cast, with Kari Skogland set to direct and executive produce the series.[2][3] Rafe Spall, Greg Kinnear, Ntare Mwine and Hannah Emily Anderson would be added to the cast in May.[4]

Filming began in Vancouver in March 2024.[5]


  1. ^ Wiseman, Andreas; Andreeva, Nellie (December 8, 2022). "Taron Egerton Reteams With Denis Lehane, Richard Plepler, Imperative & Apple TV+ For Firebug Series Inspired By Notorious California Arsonist". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved February 15, 2023.
  2. ^ Cordero, Rosy (March 13, 2024). "Jurnee Smollett To Star Alongside Taron Egerton In New Apple Drama Series Firebug". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved March 13, 2024.
  3. ^ Petski, Denise (March 27, 2024). "John Leguizamo Joins Taron Egerton In Apple Drama Series Firebug; Kari Skogland To Direct & EP". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved March 27, 2024.
  4. ^ Petski, Denise (May 6, 2024). "Rafe Spall, Greg Kinnear Among 4 Cast In Apple Drama Series Firebug". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved May 6, 2024.
  5. ^ Gittins, Susan (March 13, 2024). "FIREBUG With Taron Egerton & Jurnee Smollett Starts Shooting in Vancouver". Hollywood North Buzz. Retrieved March 27, 2024.

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