Main Trailer for NOLA Series 'Five Days at Memorial' with Vera Farmiga
by Alex Billington
July 13, 2022
"We have to be realistic about the situation." A situation no one wants to be in. Apple TV has unveiled the full-length official trailer for a streaming series titled Five Days at Memorial, a chilling hospital thriller telling a true story from New Orleans. What would you do if everything failed? Based on actual events from Hurricane Katrina, Five Days at Memorial tells the story of the many exhausted caregivers at a New Orleans hospital who were forced to make heart-wrenching decisions amidst the storm's aftermath. It's based on the book of the same name by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Sheri Fink. Doctors and nurses at the intensive care unit of a New Orleans' hospital struggle with treating many patients during Hurricane Katrina when the facility is without power for 5 days. The series cast features Vera Farmiga, Cherry Jones, Robert Pine, Cornelius Smith Jr., Julie Ann Emery, and Adepero Oduye. This looks like such a harrowing story to recreate for the screen, such a traumatic experience to have to go through at all. This will be a tough watch.
Here's the main official trailer for Apple TV+'s series Five Days at Memorial, direct from YouTube:
You can rewatch the teaser trailer for Apple's Five Days at Memorial here, to view the first look again.
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, 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 is a mini-series created by award-winning TV producers / writers Carlton Cuse (known for "Lost", "Bates Motel", "The Strain", "The Colony", "Locke & Key", "Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan") & John Ridley (known for "Barbershop", "American Crime", "Guerilla" and other TV series). Featuring episodes directed by Wendey Stanzler. With episodes written by and executive produced by Carlton Cuse and John Ridley, adapted from the book by Sheri Fink. Developed by ABC Signature and Scott Rudin Productions. Apple will release the Five Days at Memorial series streaming on Apple TV+ starting August 12th, 2022 coming up. Interested in watching?
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