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Mandy Moore Joins Season 2 of the Peacock Series’ Dr. Death

After showing in This is Us, Mandy Moore will co-star within the second chapter of the Dr. Death anthology sequence.


Having secured her subsequent vital TV function as an investigative journalist on Dr. Death, Mandy Moore has lined up her subsequent main TV function. The actress stars alongside Edgar Ramirez as a celebrated surgeon in season two of the Peacock anthology sequence. Mandy Moore had beforehand starred in This Is Us, a six-season NBC drama that concluded in May. As a part of her current casting for Hulu’s Twin Flames, Moore reunited with Isaac Aptaker and Elizabeth Berger, who co-created This Is Us. In addition to that, she is presently engaged on her eighth studio album, “In Real Life,” which was launched in May of 2022.


Dr. Death relies on a podcast of the identical title and tells the story of a surgeon who intentionally destroys his sufferers’ lives along with his scalpel. An actual-life Texas surgeon named Christopher Duntsch is portrayed on the present. He was sentenced to life in jail in 2017 after working on practically 40 sufferers and severely injuring or killing most of them between 2011 and 2013. The major query driving Dr. Death is how Duntsch might function with impunity for thus lengthy, though many people tried to name consideration to his motion however failed. The sequence tells the story of the physician’s journey from a younger man to a buddy to a medical scholar and surgeon.

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Dr. Death’s second season stars Moore as Benita Alexander, a reporter who falls in love with Paolo Macchiarini, a regenerative medication researcher from Italy. But earlier than lengthy, Alexander discovers an entire new aspect to him. Peacock notes that the brand new season will deal with the life and profession of Macchiarini. Alexander discovers the extent to which he’s keen to go to guard his secrets and techniques when she approaches him for a narrative. Meanwhile, a gaggle of medical doctors midway internationally makes stunning discoveries that elevate doubts about the whole lot.

Featuring Joshua Jackson because the slick and overconfident Duntsch, the primary season of the sequence is a evenly fictionalized model of the podcast. Christian Slater and Alec Baldwin performed the 2 medical doctors that helped carry him down, whereas AnnaSophia Robb appeared because the assistant district lawyer within the present. Both the podcast and present doc their efforts to cease Christopher Duntsch, who strikes between hospitals and continues to harm sufferers.

Patrick Macmanus from the primary season will government produce season two, with Ashley Michel Hoban stepping in as showrunner. Executive producers embrace Todd Black, Jason Blumenthal, Steve Tisch, Taylor Latham, Aaron Hart, Hernan Lopez, Marshall Lewy, and Linda Gase. The first 4 episodes of the sequence’ second season can be directed by Jennifer Morrison, whereas the final 4 can be directed by Laura Belsey.

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