Dr. Death is up to no good again, and this time, Edgar Ramirez (The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story) will be wielding his scalpel.
The actor will star in the Season 2 of the Peacock anthology series, which will be based on the “Miracle Man” storyline from the Dr. Death podcast’s most recent third season.
“Paolo Macchiarini (Ramirez) is a charming surgeon, renowned for his innovative operations that earn him the nickname ‘Miracle Man,’” reads the official show synopsis. “When investigative journalist Benita Alexander approaches him for a story, the line between personal and professional begins to blur, changing her life forever. As she learns how far Paolo will go to protect his secrets, a group of doctors halfway across the world make shocking discoveries of their own that call everything about the ‘Miracle Man’ into question.”
Season 1 showrunner Patrick Macmanus will executive-produce, while Season 1 producer Ashley Michel Hoban will serve as showrunner for the second season.
Joshua Jackson headline the series’ first season as disgraced Texas neurosurgeon Dr. Christopher Duntsch.
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