Miracle Workers (2019 TV series)

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Miracle Workers
Genre
Created bySimon Rich
Starring
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
Production
Executive producer(s)
  • Lorne Michaels
  • Andrew Singer
  • Simon Rich
  • Daniel Radcliffe
  • Steve Buscemi
Production company(s)
Release
Original networkTBS

Miracle Workers is an upcoming American comedy television series, created by Simon Rich, that is set to premiere on February 12, 2019 on TBS.

Premise[edit]

Miracle Workers follows "Craig, a low-level angel responsible for handling all of humanity’s prayers. His boss, God, pretty much has checked out to focus on his favorite hobbies. To prevent Earth’s destruction, Craig must achieve his most impossible miracle to date."[1]

Cast and characters[edit]

Production[edit]

Development[edit]

On May 17, 2017, it was announced that TBS had given the production a series order for a first season consisting of seven episodes. The series was created by Simon Rich who was also expected to executive produce alongside Lorne Michaels, Andrew Singer, Daniel Radcliffe, and Owen Wilson. Production companies involved with the series were slated to include Broadway Video and Studio T.[1] On October 19, 2017, it was announced that Wilson would no longer be serving as an executive producer and would be replaced by Steve Buscemi.[2] On December 4, 2018, it was announced that the series would premiere on February 12, 2019.[3]

Casting[edit]

Alongside the initial series order announcement, it was confirmed that Daniel Radcliffe and Owen Wilson would star in the series.[1] On October 19, 2017, it was announced Steve Buscemi had replaced Wilson in the role of God after the latter had decided to vacate the part.[2] In November 2017, it was reported that Geraldine Viswanathan, Jon Bass, Karan Soni, and Sasha Compère had been cast in series regular roles.[4][5] On March 25, 2018, it was announced that Lolly Adefope had joined the cast in a main role.[6]

Filming[edit]

Principal photography for the series took place in December 2017 and January 2018 in and around Atlanta, Georgia.[7][8][9] On December 29, filming took place in Norcross, Georgia and on January 16, the production shot a scene in Piedmont Park.[10]

Release[edit]

On December 5, 2018, a teaser trailer for the series was released.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Pedersen, Erik (May 17, 2017). "Daniel Radcliffe & Owen Wilson To Star In TBS Anthology Comedy 'Miracle Workers' From EP Lorne Michaels". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved August 5, 2018.
  2. ^ a b Andreeva, Nellie (October 19, 2017). "Steve Buscemi To Replace Owen Wilson In TBS Anthology Series 'Miracle Workers'". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved August 5, 2018.
  3. ^ a b Petski, Denise (December 5, 2018). "'Miracle Workers' Trailer & Premiere Date: First Look At Steve Buscemi As God & Daniel Radcliffe As An Angel In TBS Comedy From Lorne Michaels". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved December 5, 2018.
  4. ^ Ramos, Dino-Ray (November 14, 2017). "Geraldine Viswanathan, Jon Bass, Karan Soni Join TBS Comedy 'Miracle Workers'". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved August 5, 2018.
  5. ^ Otterson, Joe (November 21, 2017). "TBS Comedy 'Miracle Workers' Casts Sasha Compère as Series Regular (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Retrieved August 5, 2018.
  6. ^ Richardson, Jay (March 25, 2018). "Lolly Adefope gets a heavenly US break : News 2018 : Chortle : The UK Comedy Guide". Chortle. Retrieved August 5, 2018.
  7. ^ Ho, Rodney (November 14, 2017). "TBS's 'Miracle Workers' (Steve Buscemi, Daniel Radcliffe) shooting in Atlanta". The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Retrieved August 5, 2018.
  8. ^ Caldwell, Mary (December 7, 2017). "Now casting: Daniel Radcliffe series filming party scene". The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Retrieved August 5, 2018.
  9. ^ Caldwell, Mary (December 28, 2017). "Now casting: Daniel Radcliffe show seeking Asian actors". The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Retrieved August 5, 2018.
  10. ^ Walljasper, Matt (January 29, 2018). "What's filming in Atlanta now? Super Fly, Miracle Workers, Black Lightning, Ozark, and Avengers". Atlanta Magazine. Retrieved August 5, 2018.

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