Updated, at 7am: Apple has released the full trailer for it five days at the memorial, Its a limited series that chronicles the impact of Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath on a New Orleans hospital. Vera Farmiga, Cornelius Smith Jr. and Cherry Jones star in the series, which premieres Friday, August 12. You can watch the new trailer above and the previously released teaser trailer below.
Previous, June 22: “There’s nothing more to them than to make them comfortable.” So says Vera Farmiga’s Dr. Anna Pau in the first trailer for Apple TV’s Hurricane Katrina drama Five days at the Memorial.
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Written by Oscar winner John Ridley and Emmy winner Carlton Cuse, the limited series chronicles the effects of Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath on New Orleans hospitals. Thousands of people were trapped inside Memorial Medical Center in the five days following the storm. When floodwaters rose, electricity failed and the heat rose, weary caregivers at the hospital were forced to make decisions that would follow them for years to come.
In addition to Farmiga, Robert Pine, Cheri Jones, Julie Ann Emery, Cornelius Smith Jr., Adepero Oduye, Molly Hager, Michael Gaston and W. Earl Brown also star in ABC Signature’s series based on the nonfiction book by Sherry Fink.
five days at the memorial It is executive produced and written by Cuse and Ridley, and directed by Cuse, Ridley and Wendy Stanzler (Dispatches from Elsewhere, For All Mankind). Five Days at Memorial from ABC Signature, a part of Disney Television Studios.
The eight-episode series premieres globally on Apple TV+ on Friday, August 12 with the first three episodes, followed by new episodes weekly every Friday through September 16.
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