Apple lands “5 Days At Memorial,” from Academy Award winner John Ridley and Emmy Award winner Carlton Cuse
New restricted sequence primarily based on the acclaimed nonfiction ebook and Nationwide Books Critics Circle Award winner to debut globally on Apple TV+
Apple TV+ right this moment introduced “5 Days At Memorial,” a brand new restricted sequence from Academy Award winner John Ridley (“12 Years a Slave,” “American Crime,” “Guerrilla”) and Emmy Award winner Carlton Cuse (“Locke & Key,” “Jack Ryan,” “Misplaced”). Ridley and Cuse will each function showrunners, writers and government producers on the venture. Ridley will direct the restricted sequence, produced by ABC Signature.
Primarily based on the novel by Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Sheri Fink, “5 Days At Memorial” chronicles the primary 5 days in a New Orleans hospital after Hurricane Katrina made landfall. When the floodwaters rose, the ability failed and the warmth climbed, exhausted caregivers had been compelled to make life-and-death selections that haunted them for years to come back. Sheri Fink will government produce alongside Ridley and Cuse.
The brand new restricted sequence will be a part of a rising checklist of anticipated sequence from best-selling books and award-winning storytellers that can quickly debut on Apple TV+, together with “Mosquito Coast,” starring Justin Theroux; “Lisey’s Story,” written and government produced by Stephen King and starring Academy Award winner Julianne Moore; and sweeping world sequence “Shantaram” and “Pachinko.”
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