Adepero Oduye, breakout star of Disney’s “The Falcon and the Winter Solider,” will be part of the solid of an upcoming Apple TV+ restricted collection centered on Hurricane Katrina.
Oduye is set to play Karen Wynn within the John Ridley and Carlton Cuse collection “5 Days at Memorial,” reviews The Hollywood Reporter.
Wynn is the nurse supervisor of Memorial Hospital’s intensive care unit and leads the hospital’s ethics committee, in response to the report.
Oduye received Spirit Award and NAACP Picture Award nominations for her flip in 2011’s “Pariah.” Her credit embrace Netflix’s “When They See Us,” Lifetime’s “Metal Magnolias” and have movies “Widows” and “The Huge Brief,” the report mentioned.
“5 Days at Memorial” chronicles the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina from the perspective of New Orleans’s Memorial Hospital. Primarily based on the novel by Pulitzer Prize winner Sheri Fink, the collection delves into ethical and moral quandaries characters are pressured into through the ordeal.
Vera Farmiga is tapped to steer the solid as Dr. Anna Pou, who’s accused of euthanizing critically unwell sufferers after being stranded within the hospital for days.
Fink will produce the venture, with Ridley and Cuse serving as showrunners, writers and government producers.