New series from John Ridley and Carlton Cuse, and adapted from the book by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Sheri Fink, to premiere globally Friday, August 12 on Apple TV+
In anticipation of the global premiere of “Five Days at Memorial” on Friday, August 12, today Apple TV+ unveiled the teaser for the highly anticipated new limited series based on the book of the same name. Hailing from Academy Award winner John Ridley (“The Other History of the DC Universe,” “Let It Fall: Los Angeles 1982-1992“) and Emmy Award winner Carlton Cuse (“Jack Ryan,” “Lost“), and starring Emmy-award nominee Vera Farmiga, Robert Pine (“CHiPs“), and Emmy-award winner Cherry Jones (“Transparent“, “Succession“), “Five Days at Memorial” is based on actual events chronicling the impact of Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath on a local hospital. When the floodwaters rose, power failed, and heat soared, exhausted caregivers at a New Orleans hospital were forced to make decisions that would follow them for years to come.
“Five Days at Memorial‘ will premiere globally on Apple TV+ with the first three episodes on Friday, August 12, 2022, followed by new episodes weekly every Friday through September 16, 2022.
The eight-episode limited series is executive produced and written by Cuse and Ridley, the series is directed by Cuse, Ridley, and Wendey Stanzler (“For All Mankind,” “Dispatches From Elsewhere“) and stars Farmiga, Pine, Jones, Julie Ann Emery (“Better Call Saul,” “Preacher“), Cornelius Smith Jr. (“Scandal,” “Self Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam C.J. Walker“), Adepero Oduye (“The Falcon and the Winter Soldier,””Pariah“), Molly Hager (“Happyish,” “It’s Kind of a Funny Story“), Michael Gaston (“Blindspot,” “The Leftovers“) and W. Earl Brown (“Deadwood,” “Preacher.”) “Five Days at Memorial” hails from ABC Signature, a part of Disney Television Studios.
Five Days at Memorial
|Network: Apple TV+Genre: DramaSeasons: 1Episodes: 8|
Based on actual events from Hurricane Katrina. When the floodwaters rose, power failed, and heat soared, exhausted caregivers at a New Orleans hospital were forced to make profound, heart-wrenching decisions.