Social distancing is taking core stage in a new Netflix series.
Weeds and Orange Is the New Black creator Jenji Kohan is teaming up with the streaming carrier to deliver Social Distance, an anthology sequence that will be filmed remotely, to our screens, ET has confirmed.
The collection objectives to inform tales about the modern-day second the world is dwelling in thru private and deeply human testimonies exploring how we’re all dwelling aside together.
All components of manufacturing will be carried out following the social distancing tips set throughout the coronavirus pandemic, from writing to directing to acting.
Social Distance is simply the modern-day scripted undertaking to adapt to the present day times, following in the footsteps of CBS’s All Rise producing a exceptional digital episode, NBC’s Parks and Recreation scripted reunion distinct about the coronavirus and Pop TV’s One Day at a Time prepping an animated one of a kind after manufacturing shut down.
Read the full memo below.
Our job as storytellers is to replicate reality, and in this new, bizarre, bewildering actuality we are all experiencing, we sense passionate about discovering connection as we all continue to be at a distance.
We’ve been stimulated to create an anthology sequence that tells tales about the modern second we are residing thru — the unique, personal, deeply human testimonies that illustrate how we are residing apart, together.
We are difficult ourselves to do some thing new: To create and produce surely so that our forged and crew can remain wholesome and safe. Writers in no way bodily meet for the duration of the writing process. Our director, Diego Velasco, directs our brain remotely. Our showrunner, Hilary Weisman Graham, runs manufacturing from her residing room. The forged now not solely acts, however additionally videos themselves at home.
The trip of social distancing is presently universal, however no person story is the same. Through a vast spectrum of testimonies and moments, some seismic and some mundane, we hope to seize a second in time. And we hope that Social Distance will assist human beings experience nearer to one another.
– Jenji Kohan, Tara Herrmann, Hilary Weisman Graham, Blake McCormick – Executive Producers of Social DistanceCopy