Ahead of the series’ premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival, USA Network has released the first trailer for Briarpatch. 

The series stars Rosario Dawson in her first-ever leading role on television. The series is from Mr. Robot and Homecoming creator Sam Esmail.

Edi Gathegi, Brian Geraghty and Kim Dickens are among the other stars.

The description reads: Based on the Ross Thomas novel of the same name, Dawson will portray Allegra “Pick” Dill, “a tenacious and highly-skilled investigator working in Washington, D.C. for a young, ambitious senator. When her ten-years-younger sister, a homicide detective, is killed by a car bomb, Allegra returns to her corrupt Texas hometown. What begins as a search for the murderer becomes a fraught and dangerous excavation of the past Allegra has long sought to bury.

Watch the trailer below:



Rosario Dawson Will Have Her First Leading Role On Network Television With USA’s ‘Briarpatch’


Photo: USA Network