JAKE MCDORMAN TO STAR IN PEACOCK'S HIGHLY ANTICIPATED DRAMA SERIES "MRS. DAVIS," FROM TARA HERNANDEZ AND DAMON LINDELOF
Previously Announced Betty Gilpin to Star in Leading Role in Series Produced by Warner Bros. Television
· Peacock announced today that Jake McDorman (Dopesick, The Right Stuff) will star alongside Betty Gilpin in the highly anticipated drama series MRS. DAVIS, from Tara Hernandez and Damon Lindelof. The series comes from Warner Bros. Television, where both Hernandez and Lindelof are under overall deals.
· Though plot details are being kept under wraps, Peacock can confirm that the series is an exploration of faith versus technology - an epic battle of biblical and binary proportions.
· McDorman will play Gilpin's rebellious ex, who also has a personal vendetta against the Algorithm.
· Peacock previously confirmed that three-time Emmy Award-nominee Betty Gilpin (GLOW, The Hunt) will star in the leading role of the series. Gilpin will play a nun who goes to battle against an all-powerful Artificial Intelligence.
· Emmy Award-winning director Owen Harris (Black Mirror: San Junipero, Brave New World) will executive produce and direct multiple episodes, including the first episode.
· ABOUT TARA HERNANDEZ: Tara Hernandez most recently served as a writer and co-executive producer of TV's #1 comedy, Young Sheldon. She previously was a writer and co-executive producer on the long-running blockbuster hit comedy The Big Bang Theory.
· ABOUT DAMON LINDELOF: A prolific, award-winning creator known for ambitious and genre-bending storytelling, Lindelof's most recent television credits include the critically-acclaimed series Watchmen and The Leftovers, both of which he was co-creator and showrunner. Prior to that, Lindelof was co-creator and co-showrunner of the game-changing TV juggernaut LOST. His feature film credits include Star Trek, Prometheus, World War Z, and Tomorrowland, among others.
ABOUT THE SERIES:
· Showrunner / Executive Producer / Co-Writer: Tara Hernandez (The Big Bang Theory, Young Sheldon)
· Executive Producer / Co-Writer: Damon Lindelof
· Executive Producer / Director: Owen Harris (Black Mirror: San Junipero, Brave New World) will direct multiple episodes of the series, including the first
· Executive Producer: Eugene Kelly
· Produced by: Warner Bros. Television
· Format: Drama series