Doctor Death has cast Mandy Moore as a new character for season 2. Fans of the Peacock series were shocked by the news on social media today. Here’s how the show describes the new addition: “Benita Alexander, an investigative reporter who gets into a whirlwind romance with celebrated surgeon Paolo Macchiarini (Edgar Ramirez), only to realize she’d reveal more about him than she ever imagined.” So things get even wilder when Season 2 kicks off with Peacock.
“The first season of Dr. Death blew us away as we delved into the terrifying, deranged mind of Dr. Christopher Duntsch and the team that set out to stop him,” said Lisa Katz, President Scripted Content, NBCUniversal Television and Streaming when the new season was announced.. “The new installment of this highly addictive anthology series explores a globe-trotting surgeon who seduces the medical profession, and we know we’re in expert hands with our partners Wondery, UCP, Patrick Macmanus and new season EP/showrunner Ashley Michel Hoban .”
“Ashley Michel Hoban takes us even further into a reality far stranger than fiction with the next chapter from executive producer Patrick Macmanus and this extraordinary Wondery podcast,” added Jennifer Gwartz, EVP, UCP. “We’re thrilled that Peacock wanted to build on and expand the original series with this new shocking story.”
“I am so honored to have the opportunity to expand the Dr. Death universe with this fascinating story,” agreed showrunner, writer and executive producer Ashley Michel Hoban. “This season we’re going global to explore how institutional failure to protect patients is a universal problem, but there are always heroes out there who get up every day and fight for change. I can’t wait to continue this story of romance, intrigue and intricate characters. , and of course the creepiness that is Dr. Death with our fans.
Check out what Peacock had to say about Season 2: “This season will feature the ‘Miracle Man’ storyline, based on the podcast’s most recent third season. Paolo Macchiarini is a charming surgeon, known for his innovative surgeries that earned him the nickname “Miracle Man.” When investigative journalist Benita Alexander approaches him for a story, the line between personal and professional begins to blur, changing her life forever. As she learns how far Paolo will go to protect his secrets, a group of doctors on the other side of the road. the world itself makes shocking discoveries that call into question everything about the “Wonderman.”
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