Leslie Odom Jr. is searching for “Love in the Time of Corona”: The “Hamilton” and “Smash” vet will star in Freeform’s limited function sequence, alongside his actual-daily life spouse Nicolette Robinson (“The Affair”), both of those of whom will also provide as govt producers.
Also becoming a member of the cast are Tommy Dorfman (“13 Causes Why”), Rainey Qualley (“Mad Men”), Gil Bellows (“Patriot,” “Ally McBeal”), Rya Kihlstedt (“The Daring Style,” “Charmed”), Ava Bellows (“This Much too Shall Pass”) and L. Scott Caldwell (“All Rise,” “Lost”).
Established by Joanna Johnson (Great Hassle), the 4-section series follows 4 interwoven tales about the hopeful look for for really like and connection in the course of the coronavirus-imposed quarantine. The show begins manufacturing right now in Los Angeles, working with distant systems to film inside of the talents’ precise houses.
Odom Jr. and Robinson will engage in James and Sade, “a couple who have been dwelling considerably separate lives: He has a active career that keeps him on the road, and she is at property raising their daughter,” for each the official synopsis. “Once the pandemic places them beneath one roof, their time alongside one another potential customers them to reevaluate their connection and their priorities.”
Dorfman and Qualley co-star as effective non-binary stylist Oscar and aspiring singer-songwriter Elle, respectively, whose “mostly platonic friendship results in being increasingly complicated as Oscar’s most recent on the net date progresses toward romance territory just as Elle’s neighborly crush begins to blossom.”
Bellows, his true-existence spouse Kihlstedt and their daughter Ava portray a spouse and children who decides to reluctantly quarantine collectively, regardless of quietly separating months before, when their daughter returns dwelling from college.
Caldwell rounds out the solid as Nanda, a headstrong female who is not able to celebrate her 50th wedding anniversary with her spouse (visitor star Charlie Robinson, “Mom”) just after his rehab facility goes into lockdown as a outcome of COVID-19.
“Love in the Time of Corona” is slated to debut this August.