As production continues Crowded roomApple Studios is still expanding the cast of its upcoming anthology drama. Term brings word that Harry Potter veterinarian Jason Isaacs and fauda star Lior Raz is officially cast in the lead role alongside Tom Holland, who plays the lead role of Danny Sullivan.
Isaac will play the role of Jack Lamb, a friend of Danny’s biological father and the employer of Raz Itzhak’s character, Danny’s landlord, who will become an important figure in his life.
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Described as a gripping thriller, the 10-episode first season will be partly based on creator Akiva Goldsman’s own life and inspired by Daniel Keyes’ famous biography, The Minds of Billy Milligan. Holland was joined by Amanda Seyfried, Emmy Rossum, Sasha Lane, Christopher Abbott and Emma Laird.
Crowded room is an anthology series that tells the real stories of people who have «struggled and learned to live successfully with mental illness.» Holland is cast in the lead role of Danny Sullivan, a character loosely based on Milligan, the first person to be acquitted of a crime due to multiple personality disorder (now known as dissociative identity disorder).
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Crowded room created, written and executive produced by Academy Award winner Akiva Goldsman. The executive producers are Holland, Alexandra Milchan of EMJAG Productions, and Arnon Milchan of New Regency, Yariv Milchan and Michael Schaefer. It is a co-production between Apple Studios and New Regency.