Uzo Aduba is saying goodbye to treating sufferers in remedy and hiya to investigating a murder within the White Home. The three-time Emmy winner is following up her newest function on the small display, enjoying Dr. Brooke Taylor in “In Remedy,” with “The Residence,” a murder-mystery drama hailing from Shondaland. Deadline stories that Liza Johnson will direct the primary 4 episodes of the collection.
Taking inspiration from Kate Andersen Brower’s ebook “The Residence: Contained in the Non-public World of the White Home,” “the eight-episode collection is described as ‘a screwball whodunnit set within the upstairs, downstairs, and again stairs of the White Home, among the many eclectic employees of the world’s most well-known mansion.’ Its premise: 132 rooms. 157 suspects. One lifeless physique. One wildly eccentric detective (Aduba). One disastrous State Dinner,” the supply teases.
Aduba, who received two Emmys for “Orange is the New Black” and one for “Mrs. America,” has been solid as Cordelia Cupp, “a consulting detective for the Metropolitan Police Division. Cupp is an astute observer of human conduct, with a particular and – to some, unsettling – conversational model.”
Johnson’s current credit embrace “The Final of Us,” “The Intercourse Lives of Faculty Women,” and “Useless to Me.”