Rabbit Hole is an aptly titled new series that follows its protagonist John Weir into the dark underbelly of corporate espionage, where nothing is as it seems. The new thriller series from Paramount+ stars Kiefer Sutherland, best known for the long-running and much-loved 24 franchise, as a genius whose proficiency with probabilities fails him when up against sabotage and a false murder charge.

Rabbit Hole stars a cavalcade of talented actors, including Rob Yang (who got a taste of cruelty in the business world with Succession) as Edward Homm, one of Weir’s early targets who winds up being crucial to later plans. Enid Graham (Mare of Easttown) plays recently demoted FBI agent Josephine Madi, who sees Weir as her ticket back into the agency, while Walt Kink (The English) plays his intern, who seems entirely overlooked until it’s too late. Rabbit Hole also stars Meta Golding, Jason Butler Harner, and Charles Dance in key roles.


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Screen Rant spoke to actors Graham, Yang, and Klink about their respective characters in Rabbit Hole, how the new series differed from their previous genre work, and what Kiefer Sutherland was like as a costar on set.

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Screen Rant: Rob, poor Edward has got it rough in this show. What can you tell me about him when he’s not at his lowest point?

Rob Yang: I think he just needs a hug. Even if it’s one-way, he’ll take it. But there’s an innocence to him. He’s just thrown into this world, and you get to see him living more than he was behind the desk, thinking he was doing all the right things in life.

Detective Madi has the experience to follow a man like Weir, and yet she’s not being taken seriously by her colleagues. How is this case going to affect her trajectory?

Enid Graham: You’re absolutely right. She’s unhappy at the beginning of the series, being demoted at the FBI, and she’s clearly operating in a man’s world. It’s not an easy thing to do, and she’s not being taken seriously. I think as a result, her obsessive and ambitious instincts go into overdrive.

Once you’re really driven to do something like John Weir, then you might also be tempted to cut a few corners and to break a few rules. Jo’s not afraid to do that. I think she’s hoping that this case is going to reinstate her position at the FBI, but what she comes to find out is that it’s a lot bigger than even she could imagine.

Speaking of being bigger than imagined, you have a much larger storyline than I would have anticipated, Walt. Can I infer that you just really don’t like being called task monkey?

Walt Kink: Did they use task monkey? It just keeps getting worse. You’ll see.

The two of you have some interesting scenes early on. What’s that dynamic like?

Enid Graham: He thinks he can fool me! My little Colombo moment with you. Remember that?

I loved you in Succession, Rob Would you say the corporate world helped build your journey to espionage world?

Rob Yang: I think there it’s a fine marriage. There’s a lot of trouble underneath the water, possibly. But they’re not two different worlds. This is definitely more into the action and thriller part of it, which is nice. You can blur the pinstripes on the suit.

You each have different dynamics with Kiefer’s character. What is he like on set?

Enid Graham: He’s fantastic. I was nervous, to be honest, just because he’s such an icon and we had to have these battles together. But he was such a generous actor, and he’s so good at what he does that he makes it easy on set.

Rob Yang: Yeah. He was nice and easy and super cool.

About Rabbit Hole

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In Rabbit Hole, nothing is what it seems when John Weir, a master of deception in the world of corporate espionage, is framed for murder by powerful forces with the ability to influence and control populations.

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Rabbit Hole premieres its first 2 episodes on March 26 on Paramount+, with new episodes dropping weekly thereafter.

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