With „The Night Of“ has the Oscar-winning screenwriter Steven Zaillian (Schindlers List) after his feature film „The King's Men“ Of 2006 seated back in the director's chair. In the mini-series consisting of eight episodes, of which Zaillian seven episodes and „The Theory of Everything“-Director James Marsh has a staged, it is about the New York attorney Jack Stone (John Turturro from „Transformers“), of the mysterious case of under suspicion of murder young immigrant Naz (Riz Ahmed, „Nightcrawler“) takes over. HBO had production already 2013 given the green light and rotated with lead actor James Gandolfini a sequence. After the death of „Sopranos“-Stars in June 2013 was the at the time still as „Criminal Justice“ set titled project remains on hold, ultimately, the pay-TV channel decided but, still implement the series with a new cast. After Robert De Niro, should take the lead role first, got out of the project, went the part finally to John Turturro. „The Night Of“ is a remake of the BBC mini-series „Criminal Justice“ and went with the 90-minute first episode, the remaining episodes are long one hour each, Yesterday at 10. July 2016 on HBO at the start.