Five Days at Memorial

Five Days at Memorial is a striking new series launching this week on Apple TV+, telling the remarkable true story of how a hospital dealt with the tragic destruction of New Orleans off the back of Hurricane Katrina. To mark the release of the show, we had the pleasure in taking part in a mega junket, speaking to several of the talented individuals who have helped bring this story to life so emphatically on screen.

Below you can find our video interviews, in their entirety, with leading stars Vera Farmiga and Cherry Jones, as well as Julie Ann emery and Adepero Oduye. While we also chatted Robert Pine and showrunner Carlton Cuse. They discuss the real life happenings, the process in adapting the story, and just how much of an indelible mark this show, and these inspiring characters, have left on them all as human beings.

Vera Farmiga & Cherry Jones

Julie Ann Emery

Adepero Oduye

Robert Pine

Carlton Cuse


Five Days at Memorial is based on actual events chronicling the impact of Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath on a local hospital. When the floodwaters rose, power failed and heat soared, exhausted caregivers at a New Orleans hospital were forced to make decisions that would follow them for years to come.

Five Days at Memorial begins on Apple TV+ on August 12th