Netflix has discovered its leads for its tragi-comic romantic drama One Day, as The White Lotus‘ Leo Woodall and That is Going to Damage star Ambika Mod have been forged within the upcoming collection.
In response to Deadline, Mod will play Emma Morley and Woodall her on-off lover Dexter Mayhew. The collection, based mostly on David Nicholls’ bestselling novel of the identical title, follows the cursed lovers and their intense encounters that start on their college commencement day on July 15, 1988. Every episode highlights someday within the lives of Emma and Dexter, monitoring how they develop and alter, transfer collectively and aside, and expertise pleasure and heartbreak.
The collection comes from Physician Foster producer Drama Republic in affiliation with Common Worldwide Studios and Focus Options. BAFTA-winner Nicole Taylor (Three Women) will lead a writing group that features Anna Jordan, Vinay Patel, and Bijan Sheibani. Taylor may also function an govt producer alongside Roanna Benn, Jude Liknaitzky, and Nicholls. Molly Manners will direct, whereas Nige Watson is collection producer.
Newcomer Woodall was not too long ago forged within the upcoming second season of HBO’s The White Lotus, the place he’s set to play the magnetic Jack, a visitor staying on the resort. He beforehand appeared within the Tom Holland-starring 2021 film Cherry for Apple TV+. Woodall will subsequent be seen in Amazon’s spy drama Citadel and Taron Lexton’s movie Nomad.
Mod, in the meantime, not too long ago had a breakout efficiency reverse Ben Whishaw within the AMC+ medical drama That is Going to Damage, the place she performed trainee physician Shruti Acharya. She beforehand appeared in an episode of the Apple TV+ comedy collection Attempting and can subsequent be seen in Season 2 of the HBO Max collection I Hate Suzie.
Filming on One Day is ready to start in London on Monday, July 4, in response to Deadline, earlier than transferring to Edinburgh.
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