Apple TV + on Tuesday ordered 10 episodes, straight series for To Edwardan hour-long television series starring Britton and written/showrun and produced by Katims.
Based on the best-selling novel of the same name by Ann Napolitano, To Edward tells the story of Edward Adler (played by Colin O’Brien), a 12-year-old boy who survived a horrific commercial plane crash that killed every other passenger on the flight, including his family. . As Edward and a diverse group of others affected by the tragedy try to find meaning in life after the accident, unexpected friendships, romance, and community are born.
The cast also includes Orange is the new black Veterinarian Taylor Schilling.
Every Apple TV+, To Edward is a “heartbreaking, life-affirming and uplifting story of survival, resilience, connection and examination of what makes us who we are.”
Additional EPs include Katims’ producing partner, Jeni Mulein, actor and director Fisher Stevens (who will direct the premiere), and Napolitano. David Boyd is executive producer.
Britton most recently starred in HBO’s red-hot White Lotus., set to back for the second season (albeit with a mostly new cast).
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