Meryl Streep, Kit Harington and Matthew Rhys have joined the cast for Scott Z. Burns series ‘Extrapolations.’
The eight-episode climate change anthology series will tell interconnected stories about how the upcoming changes to the planet will affect love, faith, work and family.
The trio joins Sienna Miller, Gemma Chan, Tahar Rahim, Daveed Diggs, David Schwimmer and Adarsh Gourav on the cast. Miller will play a marine biologist. Harington plays the CEO of an industrial giant. Rahim plays a man struggling with memory loss. Rhys will play a real estate developer. Diggs plays a rabbi in South Florida. Chan plays a single mother and micro-finance banker. Schwimmer plays the father of a teenage daughter. Gourav plays a driver for hire. Streep’s character is being kept top secret.
“The only thing we know for sure about the future is that we are all going there together — and we’re taking with us our hopes, our fears, our appetites, our creativity, our capacity for love and our predilection to cause pain,” said Burns.
The comes from writer Scott Z. Burns and ‘The Morning Show’ production company Media Res.
The show is currently in prodiction.