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Netflix Limited Series ‘The Residence’: Delayed Production And What We Know So Far

PorSam Miller

Jul 20, 2023

Main cast of Netflix’s The Residence – Pictures: Getty Images

Serving as Shondaland’s third major Netflix original title will be The residence. As a consequence of the WGA and SAG-AFTRA strike, production has been delayed in The residence. Here’s the latest on everything we know about the upcoming Netflix adaptation.

As mentioned, Netflix announced that it has acquired the rights to Kate Anderson Brower’s book. in July 2018. He announced that she was moving forward with the series. adaptation in March 2022.

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Lawyer turned screenwriter paul william davies will serve as writer and showrunner for the series. His credits include projects like Scandal, Treasonand For the people. The residence it will be part of Davies’ new overall deal with Netflix, where Shondaland is also under an exclusive deal that has been picked up after it initially closed in 2018.

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In the photo: Paul William Davies

The residence joins Shondaland’s portfolio of series on Netflix, which includes hit period dramas Bridgerton, returns for a second season this month, its Queen Charlotte spin-off and Rhimes’ recently released limited series. Inventing Ana.

liza johnson (The last of us) will direct four episodes of the series.

Here’s Everything We Know About Netflix The residence:


What is the plot of The residence?

from netflix The residence will use kate andersen browerbook of The residence: inside the private world of the White House as source material to turn it on its head and deliver a murder mystery in the style of Agatha Christie’s Poirot.

By good reads, The residence The book «offers an intimate account of the White House service staff, from the Kennedys to the Obamas.»

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Here’s Netflix’s official synopsis of the new series:

“132 rooms. 157 suspects. A dead body. A wildly eccentric detective. A disastrous state dinner. The Residence is a wacky madness set upstairs, downstairs, and back of the White House, among the eclectic staff of the world’s most famous mansion.»


who is cast in The residence?

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Cast grid for Netflix’s The Residence

The cast for The Residence has been announced in two waves thus far.

First, in January 2023, Netflix confirmed orange is the new black star Uzo Aduba would lead the cast.

Then, in February 2023, we got a 11 other new cast members Announced

Here is the current list of cast members as of March 2023:

  • Uzo Aduba as Cordelia Cupp, a DC detective
  • andre braugher as White House Chief Usher, AB Wynter
  • Edwina Findley as White House Butler Sheila Cannon
  • Molly Griggs like Lilly Schumacher, social secretary to President Morgan.
  • susan kelechi watson as Jasmine Haney, a young White House aide on the rise
  • jason lee as Tripp Morgan, Perry Morgan’s fucked up younger brother
  • ken marine as Harry Hollinger, President Perry Morgan’s oldest friend
  • al mitchell as Rollie Bridgewater, Head Butler/Maitre d’
  • dan perrault as Colin Trask, Head of the Presidential Task Force of the Secret Service
  • Bronson’s Skewers as Didier Gotthard, White House Executive Pastry Chef
  • Isiah Whitlock Jr. as Larry Dokes, Chief of Police, Metropolitan Police Department
  • mary wise as Marvella, Executive Chef of the White House

How many episodes will there be in The residence?

netflix has confirmed that The residence It will have eight episodes of around 60 minutes each. The series is listed in various places as a «miniseries» so don’t expect a season 2.


What is the production status of The residence?

Official Production Status: Delayed (Last Update: 07/20/2023)

Most of the filming took place during most of 2023, which began in January 2023. Filming was scheduled to end in September 2023, however, thanks to the ongoing WGA and SAG-AFTRA strike, all production has been delayed.

There is currently no information on when production will resume.

The series was being filmed in Los Angeles under the codename/working title of Hawk.


What is the Netflix release date? The residence?

Netflix has not announced any dates for The residencebut considering its shooting schedule, we expect it to be released around 2024.


Are you waiting for this new adaptation? Let us know in the comments below.