Severance: John Turturro Joins Apple’s New Drama Series
Golden Globe nominee and Emmy winner John Turturro (The Night Of, Monk, The Batman) has boarded Apple’s upcoming workplace drama Severance, joining previously announced Adam Scott (Parks and Recreation, Big Little Lies) and Oscar winner Patricia Arquette (Boyhood, The Act), according to Variety.
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Severance takes place at Lumen Industries, a company that’s looking to take work-life balance to a new level. Scott will start as Mark, an employee with a dark past trying to put himself back together, with Arquette playing Mark’s boss. Turturro will star as Irving, a longtime, dependable employee at Lumen Industries.
The series will also star Britt Lower (Man Seeking Woman) as Helly, a woman who struggles to find peace with the decision she made to do the severance procedure, Tramell Tillman as Milchick, an intensely earnest employee at Lumen Industries, Jen Tullock as Mark’s sister Devon, and Zach Cherry as Dylan, one of Mark’s employees.
Ben Stiller is attached to direct with Dan Erickson serving as write and executive producer. Chris Black will also executive produce along with Stiller, Nicky Weinstock, and Jackie Cohn of Stiller’s Red Hour Productions. Endeavor Content will produce. Scott and Arquette will serve as producers in addition to starring.
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Production on Severance will begin sometime next month.
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