Fox Orders Octavia Spencer's 'Red Band Society' to Series
According to THR, Fox is adding to its drama slate for the 2014-15 season. The network has picked up a remake of Spanish drama Red Band Society starring Octavia Spencer. Red Band Society, is described as a dark dramedy
that focuses on the daily lives of a group of teenagers living in a
hospital who become unlikely friends. The depth of the unexpected
friendships allows them to survive the challenges of growing up under
such intense circumstances. Spencer stars alongside Dave Annable
in the drama from ABC Studios, DreamWorks and Amblin Television.
Spencer will make her series TV debut in the drama, which hails from Boardwalk Empire's Margaret Nagle and exec producers Steven Spielberg, Justin Falvey, Darryl Frank and Sergio Aguero. The series marks a rare off-network sale for ABC Studios.
Sidebar: Hmmm I'm going to tune in for Octavia but skeptical about this one.