“Orange Is The New Black” creator Jenji Kohan, together with Tara Herrmann, Hilary Weisman Graham and Blake McCormick, are doing work on “Social Length,” an anthology sequence for Netflix centered on everyday living all through the pandemic.
“Our position as storytellers is to reflect reality, and in this new, weird, bewildering reality we are all enduring, we feel passionate about obtaining link as we all remain at a distance,” the producers reported in a assertion received by CNN.
“We’ve been impressed to generate an anthology sequence that tells tales about the present-day instant we are residing via — the exclusive, personal, deeply human tales that illustrate how we are residing apart, jointly,” the assertion continued. “We are complicated ourselves to do a thing new: To generate and produce almost so that our solid and crew can keep healthful and safe and sound.”
The sequence is being produced with the solid and crew all maintaining their distance.
“Writers never ever physically meet all through the composing approach. Our director, Diego Velasco, directs our talent remotely. Our showrunner, Hilary Weisman Graham, runs generation from her residing home,” the assertion go through. “As a result of a broad spectrum of tales and moments, some seismic and some mundane, we hope to seize a instant in time. And we hope that ‘Social Distance’ will assist folks feel nearer to 1 an additional.”
The new task is just 1 of quite a few methods Hollywood is attempting to pivot as Covid-19 has brought productions to a halt.