Audra McDonald (The Good Fight) and Taylor Schilling (Orange Is the New Black) will endure a Second Wave of the coronavirus in a brand new drama for Spectrum.
The cable supplier has ordered to collection The Second Wave, from Good Wife/Good Fight creators Robert and Michelle King, Deadline experiences. The six-episode collection “follows the lives of two neighbors, Rachel (McDonald, re-teaming together with her Good Fight bosses the Kings) and Lily (Schilling), as they navigate life in quarantine in New York City,” in keeping with the official logline. “When an surprising, lethal second wave of the virus arrives, we comply with these two ladies as they face unprecedented instances whereas nonetheless juggling their careers, their family members… and presumably… the top of the world?”
Onetime Good Wife visitor star Steven Pasquale (most not too long ago seen in Showtime’s The Comey Rule) will play Rachel’s husband, Dr. Zach, a CDC official “who’s caught between the medication he is aware of and the politics thrust upon him.”
The collection order comes simply days after Spectrum cancelled its most high-profile unique collection, Bad Boys offshoot L.A.’s Finest, after two seasons. Upcoming originals embody the UK drama Temple (starring Mark Strong and premiering Monday, Oct. 26) and restricted collection George & Tammy (starring Jessica Chastain as nation music icon Tammy Wynette).
The Second Wave is the most recent in a rising line of quarantined-themed collection. It comes after the latest launches of NBC’s Connecting and Netflix’s Social Distance. Earlier this summer season, Freeform aired the restricted collection Love within the Time of Corona, which was adopted by the HBO particular Coastal Elites.
In addition to CBS All Access’ The Good Fight (which was beforehand renewed for Season 5) and the aforementioned Second Wave, the Kings have on faucet the Showtime restricted collection Your Honor (starring Bryan Cranston), which is ready to premiere in December, and Season 2 of CBS’ Evil (return date TBD).
The Second Wave begins manufacturing subsequent week, with the hopes of premiering later this yr. In the meantime, hit the feedback and say us if you happen to suppose you will be within the temper for one more COVID-themed collection.