DR. CATHERINE BLACK IS A WORLD FAMOUS NEUROLOGIST PROTECTING A SECRET
IN THE PREMIERE EPISODE OF ABC'S BLACK BOX
Kelly Reilly and Vanessa Redgrave Star in the Primetime Drama Series
"Kiss the Sky" - Dr. Catherine Black reveals to her therapist Dr. Hartramph that she's feeling empowered, unstoppable, and at the top of her game. This world renowned neurologist has a secret that is becoming more and more difficult to control--she's bi-polar. At the state of the art facility where she works, Catherine has an insight to her patients that no one else has, allowing her to communicate with them on a different level. Catherine is introduced to a mysterious new man named Dr. Ian Bickman. She's met her match when this boisterous new colleague joins the staff at The Cube. At home, Catherine's boyfriend is pressuring her to marry him, but what would he do if he knew that there's another side to her that's not easily controlled, in the series premiere of "Black Box," THURSDAY, APRIL 24 (10:00-11:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.
"Black Box" stars Kelly Reilly as Catherine Black, Ditch Davey as Dr. Ian Bickman, David Ajala as Will Van Renseller, Ali Wong as Dr. Lina Lark, Laura Fraser as Reagan Black, David Chisum as Joshua Black, Siobhan Williams as Esme Black with Terry Kinney as Dr. Owen Morely and Vanessa Redgrave as Dr. Hartramph.
Guest starring JD Williams as George, Audrey Esparza as Carlotta, Olivia Birkelund as Karina Black, Kathleen McNenny as Yvonne Guiness, Josh Green as Anthony Guiness, Armand Schultz as Paul Guiness, Reza Garakani as Yojo, Joe Avellar as Male Doctor, Larry Wendorf as Middle Aged Man, Issiah Mueller as Teenager, Ellen Parker as Lucy Dacy, Matt Steffens as Kassim, and Sharon Alexander as Hospice Nurse.
"Kiss The Sky" was written by Amy Holden Jones and directed by Simon Curtis.
"Black Box" was created by Amy Holden Jones ("Mystic Pizza," "Indecent Proposal"). Ilene Chaiken ("The L Word"), Amy Holden Jones, Bryan Singer ("House," "X-Men"), Anne Thomopoulos ("Oz," "From the Earth to the Moon"), Oly Obst, Gary Michael Walters ("Drive," "Bobby"), David Lancaster ("Drive," Broadway's "The Bridges of Madison County") and Michel Litvak are the executive producers. The premiere episode, "Kiss the Sky," was written by Jones and directed by Simon Curtis ("My Week with Marilyn"). The series is a production of Bold Films Television and is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format with a 5.1 channel surround sound.
For more information about "Black Box" visit ABC.com/Black Box