A focus on the showrunner keeps this producer among the busiest in the business.
“If she can do this, she can do anything !” So said a prominent producer when she saw Amanda Peet in IFC’s Brockmire — and then cast her as the lead in Dirty John: The Betty Broderick Story.
Janelle Monáe assumes the lead in Homecoming as a woman desperate to know her own name. During production she stayed in character (“I want that spirit to always show up”)and even quarantine couldn’t keep her from continuous creating.
From broke and burned out - literally - Annie Murphy rose to take her place in Schitt’s Creek.