Netflix has approved a series – which includes the legendary Norman Lear among its executive producers – will follow a gay teenager who joins the US Marine Corps.
The host has ordered Episode The Corps, a drama about Cameron Cope (Miles Heizer)’s friend Ray McCaffey (Liam Oh), in 1970 – Before the don’t ask, don’t tell era, being gay in the military could mean jail time or worse. The series, from Sony Pictures and Lear’s Sony-based Act III Productions, was inspired by Greg Cope White’s memoir The Pink Marine .
Vera Farmiga and Max Parker also star as Cameron’s mother and a Marine Corps sergeant, respectively, who Melen saw himself in it. The cast also includes Cedrick Cooper, Ana Ayora, Angus O’Brien, Dominic Goodman, Kieron Moore, Nicholas Logan, Rico Paris, Blake Burt, Logan Gould, Zach Roerig, Johnathan Nieves, Brandon Tyler Moore, Ivan Hoey Jr., Anthony Marble and Joy Osmanski. III There are Clean Slate and animation updates on Amazon’s Freevee His 1990 sitcom Good Times is due later this year on Netflix is live. Lear also performed a Netflix/Pop TV remake of his Once a Day .
Andy Parker (Netflix’s 1235211540
Urban Legends ) Adapted White’s memoir and served as showrunner. He executive produces with Lear and Brent Miller, Rachel Davidson and Scott Hornbach of Act Three. Peter Hoar (The Last of Us) will direct and executive produce the first episode, while White is writing and producing. 1235211540