He’ll play Paolo Macchiarini, a disgraced Italian surgeon accused of unethical experiments and analysis fraud.
Édgar Ramírez will star within the second season of “Dr. Death,” Peacock introduced Tuesday.
Ramírez will play Paolo Macchiarini, an Italian surgeon who grew to become recognized for his analysis into modern organ transplants, gaining the nickname “Miracle Man,” earlier than accusations of analysis fraud and unethical experiments destroyed his profession. The season will deal with the investigations from fellow researchers into Macchiarini’s surgical procedures, in addition to his relationship with journalist Benita Alexander.
A real crime anthology sequence, “Dr. Dying” is predicated on a Wondery podcast that explores extreme instances of medical malpractice, continuously ensuing within the deaths of sufferers. Season 2 adapts the third season of the podcast, which was launched final yr. Season 1 of the Peacock sequence was launched final yr and starred Joshua Jackson as Christopher Duntsch, a Texas neurosurgeon convicted of maiming and killing 33 sufferers over the course of his profession. Different solid members on Season 1 included Grace Gummer, Christian Slater, Alec Baldwin, and AnnaSophia Robb.
Season 2 shall be headed by showrunner Ashley Michel Hoban, who wrote for Season 1 of “Dr. Dying” in addition to this yr’s “The Lady From Plainville” on Hulu. Season 1’s showrunner, Patrick Macmanus, government produces by way of his Littleton Street Productions banner. Hoban additionally government produces with Todd Black, Jason Blumenthal, Steve Tisch, Taylor Latham, Aaron Hart, Hernan Lopez, Marshall Lewy, and Linda Gase. Jennifer Morrison and Laura Belsey will direct a number of episodes of the upcoming season. UCP, a division of Common Studio Group, produces.
Ramírez is a two-time Emmy nominee for his performances as Ilich Ramírez Sánchez in Olivier Assayas’ 2010 miniseries “Carlos” and as Gianni Versace within the second season of Ryan Murphy’s FX anthology “American Crime Story.” The Venezuelan actor can be recognized for his supporting function in HBO’s 2020 miniseries “The Undoing” and movies like “Zero Darkish Thirty,” “Pleasure,” “The Lady on the Prepare,” “Vivid,” “Sure Day,” “Jungle Cruise,” and “The 355.” Developing, he’ll star within the Netflix restricted sequence “Florida Man,” about an ex-cop who returns to his house to discover a Philadelphia mobster’s girlfriend, and in Eli Roth’s movie “Borderlands,” which sees him play Atlas, the principle villain of the shooter videogame sequence the movie is customized from.