Vanity Fair have released some first look images Ryan Murphy’s upcoming asylum drama series Ratched, inspired by and looking at the origins of Nurse Ratched from One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest.
Ratched is set in the mid-20th century in North California, where Mildred Ratched lands a job at a psychiatric hospital as a nurse. The series will follow the nurse’s first days navigating the mental healthcare system and her journey to head nurse in Ken Kesey’s 1962 novel.
The series picked up a two-season, 18-episode, straight-to-series order at Netflix back in September 2017.
The series, created by Evan Romansky, stars Sarah Paulson, Sharon Stone, Cynthia Nixon, Finn Wittrock, Jon Jon Briones, Charlie Carver, Judy Davis, Harriet Harris, Hunter Parrish, Amanda Plummer, Corey Stoll, Vincent D’Onofrio, Rosanna Arquette, Don Cheadle, Stan Van Winkle, Alice Englert, Annie Starke, Sophie Okonedo, Liz Femi and Brandon Flynn.
Ratched will premiere on Netflix on the 18th September 2020.