6 Reasons You Need To Watch Netflix’s ‘The Night Agent’!

The new Netflix series The Night Agent, based on the novel by Matthew Quirk, is a thrilling, action-packed, and suspenseful series you must be watching. From its recognizable cast to its captivating story of survival and betrayal here are 6 reasons you must!

It’s a Netflix Hit!

The show premiered on March 23, 2023, and it has gained major recognition for its outstanding performances by Gabriel Basso (Peter Sutherland) and Luciane Buchanan (Rose Larkin). This series follows the story of a lower level FBI agent who answers phone calls that rarely happen in the basement of the White House. He gets his first call and is obligated to help the caller, which involves a conspiracy of betrayal among the oval office. The series, created by Shawn Ryan, gained a total of 168.7 million views in its first week.

Familiar Actors

You may have seen some of the cast in other projects. As Gabriel Basso, who plays the lead in this series, may be recognized from the series Hillbilly Elegy as J.D. Vance or the film Barely Lethal as Gooch. Leading lady, Luciane Buchanan may also look familiar as she plays Louisa on Netflix’s series, Sweet Tooth! If you enjoyed the popular series Black Mirror, chances are you know Fola Evans- Akingbola as Mariella on the show or even from Ten Percent as Zoe Spencer. If you loved watching the show Lucifer, you may remember a familiar face, D.B. Woodside played Amenadiel in the beloved series.


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This series will most definitely catch you off guard with its twists and turns. It is jam packed with action and mystery, as well as a little bit of romance here and there. With its themes of deception and controversy, there is so much we do not want to spoil for you. If you want to see what we mean, look at the trailer for the series below!

The Fans Are Loving it!

It is one thing to say a show is good, but it is another to see it prosper with attention and buzz. You know a show is good if there is a lot of buzz about it, and we certainly know a thing or two about that! Take a look and see what fans are saying about The Night Agent on Netflix!

It’s Been Renewed!

According to Variety, the Netflix series has been renewed for a second season! They state that it will consist of 10 episodes and has been a viral sensation. It is without a doubt that many are looking forward to season 2 of this series, and we can’t wait to see what is in store for Peter Sutherland and Rose Larkin.

The Stunts!

If you didn’t know, Gabriel Basso did most of his own stunts for the series! He mentions that he did most of his running and fighting scenes. With a background in boxing, kickboxing, muay Thai, wrestling, jiujitsu, and mixed martial arts! Wow! A great mix that earned him the role of Peter Sutherland indeed, he’d make a great real life FBI agent. What can’t he do?!


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Annel Then

Annel Then is a content writer and Media Communications and Journalism scholar. She previously interned at Young Hollywood and created her own website Red Truth about up-and-coming talent.