Leslie Odom Jr. is trying to find “Love in the Time of Corona”: The “Hamilton” and “Smash” vet will star in Freeform’s restricted occasion series, alongside his real-life spouse Nicolette Robinson (“The Affair”), each of whom may even function government producers.
Also becoming a member of the cast are Tommy Dorfman (“13 Reasons Why”), Rainey Qualley (“Mad Men”), Gil Bellows (“Patriot,” “Ally McBeal”), Rya Kihlstedt (“The Bold Type,” “Charmed”), Ava Bellows (“This Too Shall Pass”) and L. Scott Caldwell (“All Rise,” “Lost”).
Created by Joanna Johnson (Good Trouble), the four-part series follows 4 interwoven tales about the hopeful seek for love and connection throughout the coronavirus-imposed quarantine. The present begins manufacturing at this time in Los Angeles, utilizing distant applied sciences to movie inside the skills’ precise houses.
Odom Jr. and Robinson will play James and Sade, “a couple who have been living somewhat separate lives: He has a busy career that keeps him on the road, and she is at home raising their daughter,” per the official synopsis. “Once the pandemic puts them under one roof, their time together leads them to reevaluate their relationship and their priorities.”
Dorfman and Qualley co-star as profitable non-binary stylist Oscar and aspiring singer-songwriter Elle, respectively, whose “mostly platonic friendship becomes increasingly complicated as Oscar’s latest online date progresses toward relationship territory just as Elle’s neighborly crush starts to blossom.”
Bellows, his real-life spouse Kihlstedt and their daughter Ava painting a household who decides to reluctantly quarantine collectively, regardless of quietly separating months earlier, when their daughter returns dwelling from school.
Caldwell rounds out the cast as Nanda, a headstrong lady who’s unable to have a good time her 50th marriage ceremony anniversary together with her husband (visitor star Charlie Robinson, “Mom”) after his rehab facility goes into lockdown in consequence of COVID-19.
“Love in the Time of Corona” is slated to debut this August.