‘Briarpatch’ Stars Discuss USA Network’s Upcoming Murder Mystery Series

Briarpatch” follows Allegra Drill (Rosario Dawson), who works to uncover her assassinated sister’s murderers.

It’s a murder mystery — simple enough — but it’s also a show where giraffes, kangaroos, and other zoo animals roam the streets while an increasingly eccentric cadre of characters butt heads with the no-nonsense heroine.

It’s pretty strange, and the “Briarpatch” cast is keenly aware of that.Dawson joined “Briarpatch” showrunner Andy Greenwald and series costars Kim Dickens and Jay R.

Ferguson to discuss the upcoming USA Network 10-episode anthology series during NBC’s final panel at the Television Critics Association 2020 Winter Press Tour in Pasadena Saturday evening.“This is the town that will respond to something inexplicable and wild and maybe beautiful with brutality,” Greenwald said during the “Briarpatch” TCA panel.A cursory glance at the anthology series series makes its violent and occasionally surreal influences clear.

The show is unapologetically pulpy:

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