Netflix is officially pleased Eric Newman and Noah Oppenheimoffer for day zero upcoming thriller series with Robert De Niro in leadership, and the streamer gave the green light to the project. New details emerge Diversity revealing multiple Emmy nominations Leslie Linka Glatter was involved as its director to direct the performance. Netflix seems to be moving quickly on a project that Collider announced it had started developing on the streamer last winter.
While plot details are equally undisclosed for the Netflix project, which is being pitched as a political thriller, De Niro is no stranger to the genre. The official logline reveals this Day zero “It begs the question on everyone’s mind: How can we find truth in a world in crisis, seemingly torn apart by forces outside of us? And in an age filled with conspiracy theories and hoaxes, how much of those forces are of our own making? a figment of our imagination?” De Niro’s character as a former president of the United States helps solve this national conundrum. The role will be the first leading role for the two-time Oscar winner, who is known for his numerous collaborations. Martin Scorsese as well as his role in the popular gangster film, The Godfather Part II. Known as one of the greatest talents to ever inspire cinema, De Niro has shown his potential time and time again. Day zero It gives fans another chance to see another side of the actor.
Director Glatter is known for working on two major small screen projects – Mad Men and Homelandfalls into the same genre as the latter Day zero and was a huge success with audiences and critics, running for 8 seasons and winning numerous awards, Netflix hopes it can repeat that. Day zero. Includes other shows Gatter has worked on Twin Peaks, A good wifeand The Walking Dead, among others. Netflix has ordered 6 episodes of the thriller series, all of which will be directed by Glatter. The streamer is being treated Day zero as a limited series, meaning the first season wraps up the show’s story.
Vice President of Scripted Series at Netflix Peter Friedlander in a mocked official statement Day zero as “a smart, heart-pounding conspiracy thriller that will keep audiences on the edge of their seats”. Praising De Niro’s talent, he added, “What an honor to assemble this A-list talent, led by the incredible Robert De Niro and brought to life by the incomparable talents of Eric Newman, Noah Oppenheim, Leslie Linka Glatter . and Michael S. Schmidt”.
Series creator Newman also released a statement about the series:
“I’m a lifelong fan of Robert De Niro. To have him as a co-producer and star on this show is beyond my wildest dreams. And Leslie Linka Glatter directed many of my favorite TV episodes; he was our first choice to direct this show. I’m grateful to Netflix for their continued trust and support, and I’m excited to be working with the incredible creative team of Noah, Leslie and Jonathan on this timely (and terrific) series.”
De Niro pulls double duty as the show’s star and executive producer Jonathan Glickman. No release date set Day zero and It’s unclear when production will begin, but with Netflix making rapid progress on the project, it shouldn’t be long before new details emerge. Follow the news, stay informed; Stay with us.