EXCLUSIVE: Andrew Bernstein, a director and exec producer of HBO’s The Outsider, is heading to nineteenth Century London after boarding the premium cable community’s drama The Nevers.
Bernstein has joined the present as an govt producer and director.
It comes after the finale of half one of many first season of the sequence, which has aired six episodes and can return for an additional six subsequent yr. The present is at the moment in pre-production and is about to return to filming the second half of the season this summer time.
Philippa Goslett, the British filmmaker behind options Mary Magdalene and How To Speak To Ladies At Events, is showrunner of the interval drama after Joss Whedon, a considerably uncommon combo of author, director and showrunner, exited the sequence final November.
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Along with his work on Jason Bateman-fronted The Outsider, which was primarily based on Stephen King’s novel, he additionally directed the upcoming fourth season premiere of Netflix’s Ozark in addition to two extra episodes.
Previous to that, Bernstein (left) govt produced season two of Amazon’s hit sequence Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan, and directed a number of episodes. He additionally co-executive produced the bulk of seasons two and three of AMC’s Concern the Strolling Useless, and directed season three’s two-part finale, amongst different episodes.
He has additionally labored on exhibits corresponding to Umbrella Academy, The Proper Stuff, Mad Males, and Basis.
The drama, which follows a gang of Victorian girls who discover themselves with uncommon talents, relentless enemies and a mission which may change the world, will air later this yr. It was handed a straight-to-series order by the premium cable community in summer time 2018.
Starring Laura Donnelly and Ann Skelly, The Nevers is about in August, 1896, the final years of Victoria’s reign, when London is ocked to its foundations by a supernatural occasion which supplies sure folks – largely girls – irregular talents, from the wondrous to the disturbing. However irrespective of their explicit “turns,” all who belong to this new underclass are in grave hazard. It falls to mysterious, quick-fisted widow Amalia True (Donnelly) and sensible younger inventor Penance Adair (Skelly) to guard and shelter these gifted “orphans.” To take action, they should face the brutal forces decided to annihilate their variety.
The present received off to a fantastic begin on HBO in April with its premiere drawing over 1.4 million viewers throughout linear telecasts and digital, together with one of the best begin on the time for a brand new HBO Unique on HBO Max, in line with the premium cabler. The debut episode surpassed viewership for premieres of current HBO dramas together with Lovecraft Nation and The Undoing.
It’s also exec produced by Goslett, Jane Espenson, Doug Petrie, Ilene S. Landress, Bernadette Caulfield. Whedon stays credited as creator and exec producer.
Bernstein is repped by CAA, Sara Bottfeld at Trade Leisure, and Joel McKuin at McKuin Frankel Whitehead LLP.