The Whispers (TV series)

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The Whispers
Genre
Created by Soo Hugh
Based on "Zero Hour" 
by Ray Bradbury
Starring
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
Production
Executive producer(s)
Camera setup Single-camera
Running time 45 minutes
Production company(s) Amblin Television
ABC Studios
Broadcast
Original channel ABC
Original airing June 1, 2015 (2015-06-01)[1]
External links
Website

The Whispers is an upcoming American television series created and executive produced by Soo Hugh with co-executive producers Steven Spielberg, Justin Falvey, Darryl Frank and Dawn Olmstead for ABC Studios.[2] It is based on the 1951 Ray Bradbury short story "Zero Hour" from The Illustrated Man.[3][4] The pilot episode, formerly known as "The Visitors", was ordered to series on May 8, 2014 and will debut on ABC during the 2014–15 television season as a midseason entry.[5][6] The series will premiere on June 1, 2015.[1]

Premise[edit]

The series explores what happens when an alien race from another world begins a mysterious and quiet takeover of Earth by using the most unlikely and unsuspecting inhabitants on the planet—the children.

Cast[edit]

Main[edit]

Recurring[edit]

Episodes[edit]

No. Title Directed by Written by Original air date U.S. viewers
(million)
1 TBA Mark Romanek[10] Soo Hugh June 1, 2015 (2015-06-01) TBD

Production[edit]

On June 11, 2014, it was announced that Brianna Brown, who was set to play Lena Lawrence, had exited the series due to creative reasons.[11]

Distribution[edit]

Seven Network will air the show in Australia.[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Kondolojy, Amanda (April 8, 2015). "ABC Announces Summer Premiere Dates for 'Celebrity Family Feud', '500 Questions', 'The Bachelorette', 'Mistresses' & More". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved April 9, 2015. 
  2. ^ "ABC Unveils 2014-15 Primetime Schedule". The Futon Critic. May 13, 2014. Retrieved May 13, 2014. 
  3. ^ Friedlander, Whitney (February 24, 2014). "Lily Rabe to Star in ABC Alien Invasion Drama 'The Visitors'". Variety. Retrieved April 27, 2014. 
  4. ^ Littleton, Cynthia (January 23, 2014). "ABC Orders 3 Drama Pilots, Kevin Hart Comedy". Variety. Retrieved April 27, 2014. 
  5. ^ Goldberg, Leslie (May 8, 2014). "ABC Orders 'How to Get Away With Murder,' 'Black-ish,' 'American Crime,' 'Selfie,' 'Galavant,' More to Series". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved May 13, 2014. 
  6. ^ Levin, Gary (May 13, 2014). "ABC courts women with fall schedule". USA Today. Retrieved January 1, 2015. 
  7. ^ Goldberg, Lesley (February 24, 2014). "'American Horror Story's' Lily Rabe to Star in ABC's 'The Visitors'". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved April 27, 2014. 
  8. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (February 20, 2014). "Milo Ventimiglia & Barry Sloane To Star In ABC Drama Pilot ‘The Visitors’". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved April 27, 2014. 
  9. ^ Goldberg, Lesley (February 20, 2014). "The "Mob City" alum has joined the cast of the drama starring "Revenge's" Barry Sloane.". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved April 27, 2014. 
  10. ^ "Show A-Z - whispers, the on abc". The Futon Critic. Retrieved April 9, 2015. 
  11. ^ Ausiello, Michael (11 June 2014). "ABC's Alien Thriller The Whispers Makes Major Casting Change". TVLine. Retrieved 2014-09-28. 
  12. ^ Knox, David (26 May 2014). "Seven secures Battle Creek, from Vince Gilligan". TV Tonight. Retrieved 2014-09-28. 

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