[News] RATCHED: Netflix Unveils Premiere Date, First Look at New Series
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Witness the origin of one the world’s most iconic characters brought to life by the creator of “American Horror Story”, Ryan Murphy. We invite you to meet the woman before the monster, Mildred Ratched, on Netflix this fall!

From Ryan Murphy and Ian Brennan, RATCHED is a suspenseful drama series that tells the origin story of asylum nurse Mildred Ratched. In 1947, Mildred arrives in Northern California to seek employment at a leading psychiatric hospital where new and unsettling experiments have begun on the human mind. On a clandestine mission, Mildred presents herself as the perfect image of what a dedicated nurse should be, but the wheels are always turning and as she begins to infiltrate the mental health care system and those within it, Mildred’s stylish exterior belies a growing darkness that has long been smoldering within, revealing that true monsters are made, not born.

RATCHED stars Sarah Paulson (Bird Box, “Mrs. America”) as Mildred Ratched, Cynthia Nixon (“Hannibal”, “Sex and the City”) as Gwendolyn Briggs, Judy Davis (Husbands and Wives, The Dressmaker) as Nurse Betsy Bucket, Sharon Stone (Basic Instinct, Total Recall) as Lenore Osgood, Jon Jon Briones (Anyone Home?, Sinbad: The Fifth Voyage) as Dr. Richard Hanover, Finn Wittrock (Judy, “American Horror Story“) as Edmund Tolleson, Charlie Carver (“Teen Wolf”, “The Leftovers”) as Huck, Alice Englert (Beautiful Creatures, Them That Follow) as Dolly, Amanda Plummer (Pulp Fiction, Butterfly Kiss) as Louise, Corey Stoll (“The Strain”, Ant-Man) as Charles Wainwright, Sophie Okonedo (The Secret Life of Bees, After Earth) as Charlotte and Vincent D’Onofrio (“Daredevil”, “Law & Order: Criminal Intent”) as Gov. George Wilburn.

RATCHED was inspired by the iconic and unforgettable character of Nurse Ratched in One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest and was created by Evan Romansky.

The series is executive produced by Ryan Murphy, Ian Brennan, Sarah Paulson, Alexis Martin Woodall, Aleen Keshishian, Jacob Epstein, Jennifer Salt, Margaret Riley, Michael Douglas, Robert Mitas and Tim Minear.

RATCHED, the eight-episode series, premieres on Netflix on Friday, September 18, 2020.

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