Onesumore: Eddie Redmayne Netflix Movie ‘The Good Nurse’: What We Know So Far

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Netflix recently went on a spending spree in Berlin’s European film market by following the model previously displayed at Sundance. In one of the biggest deals in the European film market, the streamer has acquired worldwide rights in the order of $ 25 million for The good nurse, starring Jessica Chastain and Eddie Redmayne. The film was one of the most requested films in Berlin. Here’s what you need to know.

Danish BAFTA-nominated writer-director Tobias Lindholm is known for his work on Borgen, Spirit Hunter and The hunt will direct the film with a screenplay written by Oscar-nominated Krysty Wilson-Cairns for her screenplay on 1917.

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Tobias Lindholm and Krysty Wilson-Cairns

Darren Aronofsky’s Protozoa will produce the film with FilmNation. The film was set up earlier with Lionsgate before hitting the EFM open market. The deadline was first to report Netflix’s intention to go ahead with the purchase of the film.


What is the plot of The good nurse and who is Charles Cullen?

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Netflix The good nurse will tell the true story of the pursuit and capture of Charles Cullen, one of history’s most prolific serial killers, believed to have murdered up to 400 patients during his 16-year career as a nurse, which earned him the title “Angel of Death.” Cullen was a married father who was considered a responsible caretaker before he was implicated in the deaths of as many as 300 patients over 16 years, spread across 9 hospitals in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

The film will be adapted from Charles Graeber’s 2013 book of chronicles on these events called The Good Nurse: A True Story of Medicine, Madness, and Murder.


Who is thrown The good nurse?

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Netflix The good nurse will be led by Oscar winner Eddie redmayne who is known for his roles in films such as Fantastic Beasts, The Danish Girl, Les Misérables and more. Notably Redmayne is part of the cast of the multiple Oscar nominated Netflix Original film, The Chicago 7 trial. Redmayne will play Charlie Cullen, who was caught by two former Newark homicide detectives unwilling to let go, helped by a nurse

Alongside Redmayne will be nominated for an Oscar Jessica chastain (Zero Dark Thirty, Molly’s game, interstellar) who will play the nurse who worked alongside Cullen and risked his job and the safety of his family to arrest him and end the murderous frenzy. An additional casting is still in progress.

Nnamdi Asomugha is the third star to be attached to the title at the end of March 2021. Asomugha’s credits include When the street lights come on, Crown heights and Sylvie’s love.


What is the state of production on The good nurse?

The good nurse is expected to go into production in April 2021 in Connecticut, United States according to Production Weekly issue 1232.


When could we see The good nurse on Netflix?

With production starting in April 2021, the film will likely not hit Netflix until 2022. We will await more official news regarding the release date.

We’ll keep you posted as we learn more about The good nurse over time, keep this page in your favorites!

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