Remake of cult classic to run over three nights

AMC’s remake of 1960s cult classic “The Prisoner” will launch Nov. 15. With a cast led by Jim Caviezel in the title role and Ian McKellen as controller of the “Village” that holds him captive, “Prisoner” will air from 8-10 p.m. on three successive nights. Ruth Wilson, Hayley Atwell, Jamie Campbell-Bower and Lennie James also star.

Nick Hurran directed “Prisoner,” with Bill Gallagher scripting. AMC co-produced the project with Granada and ITV. Granada Intl. is distributing the series worldwide.

AMC has been offering all 17 episodes of the original “Prisoner” online.

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