“There may be nothing else to do for them besides to them make them comfy,” Dr. Anna Pou (Vera Farmiga) says within the teaser for Apple TV+’s upcoming restricted collection, 5 Days at Memorial, premiering in August.
Based mostly on the ebook of the identical identify by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Sheri Fink, the collection chronicles the impression of 2005’s Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath on New Orleans’ Memorial Medical Middle, inside which hundreds had been trapped within the 5 days following the storm.
When the floodwaters rose, energy failed, and warmth soared, exhausted caregivers on the hospital had been pressured to make choices that might observe them for years to come back. And after these 5 days, questions arose concerning the 45 lifeless our bodies. Did the hospital workers do all the pieces they might? Did they simply die due to the situations? Watch the teaser above for extra.
5 Days at Memorial premieres on Friday, August 12, with the primary three episodes. New episodes will then drop weekly each Friday by way of September 16. The collection additionally stars Robert Pine, Cherry Jones, Julie Ann Emery, Cornelius Smith Jr., Adepero Oduye, Molly Hager, Michael Gaston, and W. Earl Brown.
The eight-episode restricted collection is government produced and written by Academy Award winner John Ridley and Emmy Award winner Carlton Cuse. Ridley, Cuse, and Wendey Stanzler directed. It’s produced by ABC Signature, part of Disney Tv Studios.
5 Days at Memorial, Sequence Premiere, Friday, August 12, Apple TV+