Gotham alum Cory Michael Smith, Gillian Jacobs (Group) and Corey Stoll (Billions) are set because the leads of Netflix’s Transatlantic, a restricted collection set throughout the 1940 refugee disaster in Marseille, France. Name My Agent big name Grégory Montel, Lucas Englander (Bridge of Spies), Ralph Amoussou (Missions) and Deleila Piasko (Boys Are Us) spherical out the world forged of the collection, from Unorthodox writer Anna Winger and her Airlift Productions.
This marks the primary challenge beneath Winger’s multi-year care for Netflix introduced final yr, beneath which Winger and Airlift broaden and convey world drama collection for the streamer. Manufacturing on Transatlantic, which can be shot in English, German and French, is underway in Marseille, for unencumber in 2023.
Created through Winger and Daniel Hendler, Transatlantic, set in 1940-1941 Marseille, is encouraged through the actual tale of Varian Fry, Mary Jayne Gold and the Emergency Rescue Committee, and Julie Orringer’s 2019 novel, The Flight Portfolio. Risking their lives to assist greater than 2000 refugees break out occupied France, together with many artists at the Nazis’ most-wanted listing, a world gang of younger superheroes and their well-known fees occupy a villa on the fringe of town, the place the specter of mortal threat offers strategy to surprising collaborations and intense amorous affairs.
Smith performs Oscar, a personality impressed through Varian Fry. He a Harvard-educated American journalist who, foreseeing the horrific occasions of the Holocaust to return and appalled through the loss of American motion, volunteers for a role nobody wished: Discovering and saving the artists and intellectuals trapped in Europe.
Jacobs performs Madeline, the nature impressed through Mary Jayne Gold. An American heiress, she throws herself – and her consider fund – into Oscar’s refugee rescue operation, excited to devote her really extensive sources and effort to a worthy purpose.
Stoll performs William, the American Consul in Marseille who sees the refugees as an existential risk to American values.
Winger serves as showrunner and produces with Camille McCurry for Airlift Productions. Stéphanie Chuat are Véronique Reymond are lead administrators.
Smith is repped through Pradigm and Circle of Confusion. Jacobs is repped through UTA, Original Skill and Literary Control and Lichter, Grossman, Nichols, Adler, Feldman & Clark. Stoll is repped through UTA, Suskin/Karshan Control and Schreck Rose Dapello Adams Berlin & Dunham.