NBC is exploring virtual reality. Recently, the network announced they’ve ordered a new TV show called Reverie for the 2017-2018 season.
From Extant creator Mickey Fisher, the drama centers on Mara Kint (Sarah Shahi), a former hostage negotiator who is “brought in to save ordinary people who have lost themselves in a highly advanced virtual-reality program in which you can literally live your dreams.” The cast also includes Dennis Haysbert, Jessica Lu, Sendhil Ramamurthy, and Kathryn Morris.
Read more details from NBC below:
From Mickey Fisher, the creator of “Extant,” this grounded new thriller follows Mara Kint (Sarah Shahi), a former hostage negotiator and expert on human behavior who became a college professor after facing an unimaginable personal tragedy. But when she’s brought in to save ordinary people who have lost themselves in a highly advanced virtual-reality program in which you can literally live your dreams, she finds that in saving others, she may actually have discovered a way to save herself.
The cast includes Sarah Shahi, Dennis Haysbert, Jessica Lu, Sendhil Ramamurthy and Kathryn Morris.
Mickey Fisher will write and executive produce. Jaume Collet-Serra will direct and executive produce (pilot only). Brooklyn Weaver, Darryl Frank and Justin Falvey also executive produce. Tom Szentgyorgyi is a consulting producer. “Reverie” is produced by Universal Television and Amblin Television.”
What do you think? Are you a fan of NBC’s dramas? Will you check out Reverie?