Brie Larson’s upcoming Apple TV+ series has added seven new additional cast members, including Aja Naomi King and Patrick Walker.
Production is now underway on the Apple Studios drama series, which stars and is executive produced by Larson. It is based on the novel by Bonnie Garmus and is set to premiere on Apple TV+ in 2023.
Alongside Larson, as Elizabeth, the series has added Lewis Pullman as Calvin, Aja Naomi King as Harriet Slone, Stephanie Koenig as Fran Frask, Patrick Walker as Wakely, Thomas Mann as Boryweitz, Kevin Sussman as Walter and Beau Bridges as Wilson.
Here's the official description:
Set in the early 1950s, “Lessons in Chemistry” follows Elizabeth Zott (played by Larson), whose dream of being a scientist is put on hold in a society deeming that women belong in the domestic sphere, not the professional one. When Elizabeth finds herself pregnant, alone and fired from her lab, she musters the ingenuity only a single mother has. She accepts a job as a host on a TV cooking show, and sets out to teach a nation of overlooked housewives – and the men who are suddenly listening – a lot more than recipes… all the while craving a return to her true love: science.