via press note:
HBO ORDERS THE LEFTOVERS, FROM WARNER BROS. TELEVISION, TO SERIES
HBO has ordered ten episodes of The Leftovers, based on the noverl by Tom Perotta.
- Network: HBO
- Auspices: Adventure Corps in association with Warner Bros. Television
- Format: One-hour drama
- Order: Pilot + 9 episodes
- Executive Producers: Damon Lindelof (showrunner), Tom Perrotta, Peter Berg, Sarah Aubrey, Ron Yerxa, Albert Berger
- Based upon the novel The Leftovers, by Tom Perrotta
- Pilot written by Damon Lindelof & Tom Perrotta
- Pilot directed by Peter Berg
- Logline: The Rapture happens, but not quite like it’s supposed to. This is the story of the people who didn’t make the cut … and a world that will never be the same.
- Pilot Cast: Justin Theroux, Amy Brenneman, Christopher Eccleston, Liv Tyler, Chris Zylka, Margaret Qualley, Carrie Coon, Emily Meade, Amanda Warren, Ann Dowd, Michael Gaston, Max Carver, Charlie Carver, Annie Q, Paterson Joseph, Brad Leland