Dead to Me (TV series)

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Dead to Me
GenreDark comedy
Created byLiz Feldman
Starring
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
Production
Executive producer(s)
Production company(s)
Release
Original networkNetflix

Dead to Me is an upcoming American dark comedy web television series created by Liz Feldman that is set to premiere on Netflix. The series will star Christina Applegate and Linda Cardellini and be executive produced by Feldman, Will Ferrell, Adam McKay, and Jessica Elbaum.

Premise[edit]

Dead to Me is about "a powerful friendship that blossoms between Jen, a tightly wound widow, and Judy, a free spirit with a shocking secret."[1]

Cast and characters[edit]

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Recurring[edit]

Production[edit]

Development[edit]

On April 5, 2018, it was announced that Netflix had given the production a series order for a first season consisting of ten episodes. The series was created by Liz Feldman who was also expected to write for the series and executive produce alongside Will Ferrell, Adam McKay, and Jessica Elbaum. Production companies involved with the series were slated to consist of Gloria Sanchez Productions and CBS Television Studios.[2][3][4][5][6] On November 2, 2018, it was reported that Amy York Rubin would direct the first and second episodes of the series.[7]

Casting[edit]

On July 11, 2018, it was announced that Christina Applegate had been cast in one of the series' two lead roles.[8] On August 3, 2018, it was reported that Linda Cardellini had been cast in the series' other lead role.[1] A week later, it was announced that Max Jenkins and Luke Roessler had been cast in series regular roles.[9] On September 12, 2018, it was reported that James Marsden and Ed Asner had been cast in starring roles.[10] In October 2018, it was announced that Sam McCarthy had joined the cast in a series regular capacity and that Diana Maria Riva had been cast in a recurring role.[11][12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Andreeva, Nellie (August 3, 2018). "Linda Cardellini To Star In Netflix Dark Comedy Series 'Dead To Me'". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved August 3, 2018.
  2. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (April 5, 2018). "Netflix Orders Dark Comedy Series 'Dead To Me' From Liz Feldman, Gloria Sanchez Prods. & CBS TV Studios". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved April 5, 2018.
  3. ^ Otterson, Joe (April 5, 2018). "Netflix Orders Comedy 'Dead to Me' From Liz Feldman, Will Ferrell, Adam McKay". Variety. Retrieved April 5, 2018.
  4. ^ Goldberg, Lesley (April 5, 2018). "Netflix Orders Dark Comedy Series From Will Ferrell, Liz Feldman". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved April 5, 2018.
  5. ^ Burch, Sean (April 5, 2018). "Netflix Scores Dark Comedy 'Dead to Me' From Liz Feldman, Will Ferrell". TheWrap. Retrieved April 5, 2018.
  6. ^ Wright, Megh (April 5, 2018). "Netflix Orders 'Dead to Me' Comedy from Liz Feldman, Will Ferrell, and Adam McKay". Splitsider. Retrieved April 5, 2018.
  7. ^ Petski, Denise (November 2, 2018). "'Dead To Me': Amy York Rubin To Direct Pilot & Second Episode Of Netflix Dark Comedy". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved November 2, 2018.
  8. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (July 11, 2018). "Christina Applegate To Star In Netflix Dark Comedy Series 'Dead To Me'". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved July 11, 2018.
  9. ^ Petski, Denise (August 10, 2018). "'Dead To Me': Max Jenkins & Luke Roessler Cast As Series Regulars In Netflix Dark Comedy". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved August 10, 2018.
  10. ^ Andreeva, Nellie; Petski, Denise (September 12, 2018). "'Dead To Me': James Marsden & Ed Asner To Co-Star In Netflix Dark Comedy Series". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved September 20, 2018.
  11. ^ Petski, Denise (October 4, 2018). "'Dead To Me' Casts Sam McCarthy; Fabrizio Guido Joins 'Mr. Iglesias'". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved October 4, 2018.
  12. ^ Petski, Denise (October 19, 2018). "'Dead To Me': Diana Maria Riva To Recur In Netflix Dark Comedy". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved October 19, 2018.

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