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Five Days at Memorial: teaser

First look at confronting miniseries based on events in New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina.

Apple TV+ has released a teaser for Hurricane Katrina limited series Five Days at Memorial is coming in August.

Based on actual events and adapted from the book by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Sheri Fink, the 8 part series chronicles the impact of Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath on a local hospital. When the floodwaters rose, power failed, and heat soared, exhausted caregivers at a New Orleans hospital were forced to make decisions that would follow them for years to come.

Produced and created by John Ridley & Carlton Cuse it stars Vera Farmiga (Up in the AirThe Conjuring), Robert Pine (CHiPs), Cherry Jones (Transparent, Succession), Julie Ann Emery (Better Call Saul, Preacher), Cornelius Smith Jr. (Scandal, Self Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam C.J. Walker), Adepero Oduye (The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, Pariah), Molly Hager (Happyish, It’s Kind of a Funny Story), Michael Gaston (Blindspot, The Leftovers) and W. Earl Brown (Deadwood, Preacher.)

Five Days at Memorial is executive produced and written by Carlton Cuse (Jack Ryan, Lost) and John Ridley (The Other History of the DC Universe, Let It Fall: Los Angeles 1982-1992), the series is directed by Cuse, Ridley and Wendey Stanzler (Clarice, Rebel).

Days at Memorial hails from ABC Signature, a part of Disney Television Studios.

First three episodes Friday, 12 August and continues weekly on Apple TV+.

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