HBO Max’s Station Eleven Lands Mackenzie Davis & Himesh Patel

HBO Max’s Station Eleven lands Mackenzie Davis & Himesh Patel

WarnerMedia’s upcoming streaming service HBO Max has been cementing its library for its spring 2020 launch and one in all its unique restricted collection Station Eleven is transferring ahead with the additions of Mackenzie Davis (Terminator: Dark Fate) and Himesh Patel (Yesterday) within the lead roles, in keeping with Deadline.

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Based on the 2014 novel of the identical title by Emily St. John Mandel, the collection is about in a post-apocalyptic world spanning a number of timelines and tells the tales of the survivors of a devastating swine flu, named the “Georgia flu,” as they try and rebuild and reimagine the world whereas holding on to the very best of what’s been misplaced.

Davis has signed on to star as Kirsten, a survivor of the pandemic and performer in a post-apocalyptic Shakespearean troupe, with Patel set to play Jeevan, an unemployed misplaced soul who should rise as much as change into a frontrunner after the Georgia flu strikes.

The collection is being written and govt produced by Maniac creator Patrick Somerville and Paramount Television, with Atlanta‘s Hiro Murai additionally set to direct and govt produce the challenge alongside Scott Steindorff, Scott Delman and Dylan Russell.

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Davis is finest identified for her work as one of many lead characters on AMC’s acclaimed interval drama Halt and Catch Fire and can subsequent be seen on the large display screen in Terminator: Dark Fate alongside franchise returnees Arnold Schwarzenegger and Linda Hamilton, which is about to hit theaters on November 1. Patel was most lately seen within the Beatles-fueled fantasy music comedy Yesterday and can subsequent be seen alongside Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones within the upcoming Amazon drama The Aeronauts, which is able to bow in December.

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