Five Days at Memorial: Release date, plot, trailer and more details

Five Days at Memorial: Release date, plot, trailer and more details
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Is Five Days at Memorial all set to premiere in August on Apple TV+? Continue reading to find out. 

Five Days at Memorial is an upcoming American medical drama television miniseries based on the 2013 book of the same name by Sheri Fink. The miniseries will be written and directed by John Ridley and Carlton Cuse. This is just one of the next great additions to the great catalog offered this year.

When compared to competitors, Apple TV+ has provided a number of series that are distinctive and exclusive to the platform and tell stories that transcend the boundaries between various genres. The newest TV show, Five Days at Memorial, is scheduled to debut this week. 

Five Days at Memorial: Release date, plot, trailer and more details

It is fair to say that the series’ promotion and the star cast have generated hype and curiosity on the internet about it, which will undoubtedly lead to viewers tuning in to watch these new stories on the streaming platforms. Moreover, the production value looks far superior with the cinematography and lighting, which will lure viewers in to watch and experience how masterfully it is being presented on the screens from the pages of the book.

So that you may get a head start and be ready before the series airs, we’ve put together a quick overview of everything you need to know about the release date, storyline, and cast. Here is everything we know about Five Days at Memorial. 

Five Days at Memorial: Release date, plot, trailer and more details

Five Days at Memorial Release Date

The network has officially confirmed that Five Days at Memorial is set to premiere on Friday, August 12, 2022. The official Twitter handle of Apple TV+ also confirmed the news by sharing the official release date with a short teaser clip, quoting, “J45 mysterious deaths. What happened at Memorial Medical Center in the days after Hurricane Katrina? Uncover the story in #FiveDaysAtMemorial. Premieres August 12 on Apple TV+” Take a look at the official post below: 

Vera Farmiga, who plays Dr. Anna Pou, also shared the news on his official Twitter handle with an official still of her character as she expressed her thoughts on the series, quoting, “What would you do if everything failed? #FiveDaysAtMemorial premieres August 12 on @AppleTVPlus” Take a look at the official post below: 

 

 

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Five Days at Memorial Plot

According to the official press release by Apple TV+, the official plot description reflects that the series is based on actual events and adapted from the book by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Sheri Fink, “Five Days at Memorial,” chronicles the impact of Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath on a local hospital. When the floodwaters rose, the 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.

Five Days at Memorial: Release date, plot, trailer and more details

Five Days at Memorial Cast and Crew

The main cast members o the series are as follows:

  • Vera Farmiga as Dr. Anna Pou
  • Adepero Oduye as Karen Wynn
  • Cornelius Smith Jr. as Dr. Bryant King
  • Julie Ann Emery as Diane Robichaux
  • Cherry Jones as Susan Mulderick
  • Molly Hager as Virginia Rider
  • Michael Gaston as Arthur “Butch” Schafer
  • Joe Carroll as Michael Arvin

Five Days at Memorial is executive produced and written by Carlton Cuse and John Ridley. The series is directed by Cuse, Ridley, and Wendey Stanzler, and stars Vera Farmiga, Robert Pine, Cherry Jones, Julie Ann Emery, Cornelius Smith Jr, Adepero Oduye, Molly Hager, Michael Gaston, and W. Earl Brown. Five Days at Memorial hails from ABC Signature, a part of Disney Television Studios.

Five Days at Memorial: Release date, plot, trailer and more details

Five Days at Memorial Episodes

Five Days at Memorial is a limited medical drama TV series that will debut globally on Friday, August 12, 2022, with the first three episodes, followed by one new episode weekly every Friday through September 16, 2022. We’d also like to point out that, as of August 8, 2022, the exact episode titles and synopsis for the upcoming episodes cannot be confirmed.

Production took place from May 25 to November 10, 2021, in Toronto and New Orleans. Hence, viewers should also keep an eye out for details on the series episode titles and synopsis that will be released once the pilot episode is released on the streaming platform or on a weekly basis when each episode airs.

Five Days at Memorial: Release date, plot, trailer and more details

Five Days at Memorial Official Trailer

Apple TV+ unveiled a trailer for Five Days at Memorial on July 13, 2022. The tension-filled tone of the plot is highlighted by the trailer, which shows as the water rose, resources depleted, and exhaustion set in, the employees at Memorial Medical Center faced unimaginable choices following Hurricane Katrina.

The show will undoubtedly be interesting to watch in terms of character arcs and plot development based on the events of the situation. Take a look at the official trailer below: 

Where to stream Five Days at Memorial?

Five Days at Memorial is an exclusive series created for Apple TV+, so it will be available to stream on this platform only. This streaming platform offers premium, compelling drama and comedy series, feature films, groundbreaking documentaries, and kids and family entertainment and is available to watch across all your favorite screens. Hence, the series will only be available to stream exclusively on Apple TV+ with a selection of membership tiers from which viewers can pick according to their preference.

Five Days at Memorial: Release date, plot, trailer and more details

Five Days at Memorial Official Synopsis

The official synopsis of the series, according to Apple TV+, states, “Based on actual events from Hurricane Katrina. When the floodwaters rose, the power failed, and heat soared, exhausted caregivers at a New Orleans hospital were forced to make profound, heart-wrenching decisions.” 

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Five Days at Memorial: Release date, plot, trailer and more details

Five Days at Memorial: Release date, plot, trailer and more details

Five Days at Memorial: Release date, plot, trailer and more details

Five Days at Memorial: Release date, plot, trailer and more details

Five Days at Memorial: Release date, plot, trailer and more details

Five Days at Memorial: Release date, plot, trailer and more details

Five Days at Memorial: Release date, plot, trailer and more details

Let us know in the comments if you will be streaming Five Days at Memorial on Apple TV+ this Friday. 

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