ERIC — NETFLIX

Acclaimed British drama creator Abi Morgan (The Hour, The Iron Lady, Birdsong and River) comes to Netflix with a show that offers Benedict Cumberbatch another chance to shine. Cumberbatch plays Vincent, a puppeteer in grimy, 1980s New York whose life and mental wellbeing are thrown into chaos after his nine-year old son Edgar goes missing. Distraught, despairing and increasingly unable to deal with the anxieties of this new reality, Vincent isolates himself from his family and friends before finding solace and what he believes will be the answer to this son’s disappearance, in Eric, a seven-foot monster puppet that lives under his son’s bed...

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