The Fear Index

The Fear Index

Sky Atlantic

Fast-paced thriller based on the bestselling novel by Robert Harris. Dr Alex Hoffman (Josh Hartnett) is a computer scientist and genius who is ready to make a killing. Alongside his Hedge Fund business partner and best friend, Hugo (Arsher Ali), he’s launching VIXAL-4 to investors - an AI-driven system that exploits fear in the financial markets and promises returns of billions. But this is not the day Alex and Hugo had planned on. What follows are the worst 24 hours of Alex’s life - cutting across reality, memory and paranoid fantasy, forcing him to question everything he sees with his own eyes.




The Fear Index

Sky Atlantic


Cast: Josh Hartnett, Arsher Ali, Leila Farzad, Gregory Montel

Producer: Nuala O’Leary

Writer: Caroline Bartleet, Paul Andrew Williams, Robert Harris, Matthew Billingsly

Director: David Caffrey

Executive Producers: Sharon Hughff, Andy Harries, Paul Andrew Williams, David Caffrey


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