Cast, synopsis, release updates and more from The Residence
Netflix has officially announced its next Shondaland project! Next comes The residencea crime drama based on the book, The Residence: In the private world of the White House by Kate Andersen Brower.
Shonda Rhimes will serve as executive producer alongside longtime collaborator Betsy Beers. Another frequent Shondaland producer, Paul William Davies, will be the showrunner/executive producer. Davies has an overall deal with Netflix, as does Shondaland. The residence will be produced under these existing deals.
Prior to this series, Davies worked as a screenwriter and producer at ABC scandal and also created and produced the legal drama For the peoplewho played the lead role Bridgeton Actor Regé-Jean Page.
What is “The Residence” about?
Before you make comparisons scandalfind out what exactly The residence is about. While set in the White House, it’s very different tonally from the series, in which Kerry Washington played the formidable Olivia Pope.
Read the summary for The residencecourtesy of Deadline:
A wacky crime thriller set upstairs, downstairs and in the back of the White House, amidst the eclectic staff of the world’s most famous mansion. Viewers can expect to see the following key elements: 132 rooms. 157 suspects. A corpse. A wildly eccentric detective. A disastrous state dinner.
occupation of the residence
Orange is the new black Breakout Uzo Aduba Returns to Netflix! The talented three-time Emmy winner will star in The Residence, reports Deadline. Her character, Cordelia Cupp, is described as a consulting detective “with a distinctive and — to some unsettling — conversational style.”
The article also reveals that Liza Johnson (The last of us) will direct the first four episodes of the eight-episode series. Aduba’s character is the main protagonist of the show. Netflix hasn’t announced any additional cast members yet.
The Residence release date is updated
Since the series was only announced today, we’re probably a long way from finding out the official release date.
Plus, Netflix has its hands full at the moment juggling its other Shondaland projects, including Bridgeton and a Bridgeton Queen Charlotte spin-off. Bridgeton Season 3 is due out later this year.
It’s unlikely The residence will be published in 2024 at the earliest.
Who would you like to see on this show? Do you plan to check it out?
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