From Ryan Murphy, the creator of American Horror Story, comes the new Netflix series Ratched. The show is based on the iconic antagonist of the book One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest. Before its premiere this September 18, Netflix unveils the show’s trailer, featuring Sarah Paulson who plays the titular Mildred Ratched.
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Ratched is a suspense drama telling the origin story of Mildred Ratched – an asylum nurse. Set in 1947, Ratched arrives in Nothern California after getting a job at a psychiatric hospital that does experiments on the human mind. Despite her perfect image of a dedicated nurse, she also hides a monster inside, which she unleashes while infiltrating the mental health system.
Louise Fletcher played the role of Mildred Ratched in the 1979 film One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, where she starred alongside Jack Nicholson, William Redfield, and Danny Davito.
Some of the executive producers of the series include Ryan Murphy, Ian Brennan, Sarah Paulson, and more. It also stars Sarah Paulson, Jon Jon Briones, Cynthia Nixon, Judy Davis, Finn Wittrock, among others.
Ratched launches on Netflix this September 18. Follow its official Netflix page for more information.
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