Crime drama and police procedural shows hold a special place in the hearts of movie lovers. Several directors in Hollywood created masterpieces in this genre and took industry standards a notch higher. One of them is the Emmy award-winning director Richard Wolf.
Known as the uncrowned king of crime shows, Wolf is known for producing, directing, or creating several successful crime dramas and police procedural shows, which include the LAW & ORDER franchise and the CHICAGO franchise. Apart from being a renowned director, he is also the author of numerous bestselling thriller novels.
The long list of widely acclaimed shows by Richard Wolf includes another franchise, known as the FBI franchise. Debuted in 2018, the FBI franchise is considered Wolf’s best works, and to add another laurel to this series came to FBI: International on September 21, 2021.
Fbi Franchise – What Is It About
Based on the principal law enforcement agency of the United States, the FBI franchise shows an in-depth working of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in their New York office. The elite unit of the FBI brings their expertise in different fields to the table to solve major cases and track fugitives to uphold law and order in the city and maintain peace among city-dwellers. The unit works together to investigate and solve several cases of terrorism, counterintelligence, drug lords, syndicated crime rings, and their masterminds.
Fbi: International – What You Should Know Before Watching
Third, in the FBI franchise and second in its spin-off series FBI: International is an American police procedural series by Richard Wolf. Based on the United States’ law enforcement agency Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the series follows the FBI’s International Fly Unit, which is situated in Budapest, Hungary. The elite unit of Budapest is assigned the task of neutralizing the impending threats to the safety of America and its citizens without the use of guns. Here’s everything we know so far about the latest spin-off show.
The latest addition in the FBI series premiered on September 21, 2021, on CBS. The first episode aired on Tuesday, September 21. The following episode 2 is scheduled to release next week on September 28.
FBI: International includes an ensemble cast of Luke Kleintank, Heida Reed, Carter Redwood, and Vinessa Vidotto as FBI Special Agents, and Christiane Paul as the Europol Agent. Apart from these, the show might feature some additional cast members that will be revealed in later episodes.
Episode 1, titled “The Pilot,” introduces the FBI International Fly Team of Budapest to the viewers. The unit, led by FBI Special Agent Scott Forrester, is assigned the mission to track down the sex trafficker who is on the run from the law. Agent Scott, with his team Jamie, Andre, and Cameron, must work in unison with FBI Agent OA to stop the notorious trafficker from raising the dead body count.
Episode 1 of FBI: International delivered exactly what was expected from an FBI franchise. Action, twists and turns, witty dialogues, and lots of thrills and chills. At this point, it is safe to say that the show is off to a phenomenal start with a stellar cast on board. It will be interesting to see where the plot takes off from here (no pun intended!).
The FBI franchise is known to deliver an ample amount of thrills and chills to the audience, with an additional touch of action and suspense. Since the debut of the FBI franchise in 2018, the series has been the talk of the town for its immersive screenplay and amazing performance of the cast. The series received immense love from the audience, and here’s hoping that the latest spin-off series has a similar fate. Stay tuned for more.