Apple TV + ‘s new black comedy stars Will Ferrell and Paul Rudd
Great news for all podcast addicts – the story that has become a viral pod sensation is coming to small screens soon, starring comedy mainstays Paul Rudd and Will Ferrell.
The narrowing next door take a close look at the real-life events surrounding a psychiatrist and his patient, and the efforts the former has made to control someone in their care. It sounds like an interesting watch, and not just because of the popularity of the podcast that inspired it.
The TV show should take a close look at the relationship between mental health professional and patient, and how certain dynamics can lead to abuse and manipulation.
The seven-part podcast series – of the same name – received widespread acclaim in May 2019 and quickly picked up as a TV concept last year. The big sickMichael Showalter will lead and Succession writer Georgia Pritchett wrote the screenplay, so we’re expecting big things. Here’s what we know so far.
what The narrowing next door really about?
The TV show will dramatize the story told by the podcast series of a psychiatrist – Dr. Isaac “Ike” Herschkopfl – manipulating his patient Marty Markowitz and struggling to get his life back on track, isolating him from everyone. those who are dear to him.
By the time Markowitz had been seeing the doctor for a few years, Herschkopfl was the only person he had left in his life, as he had advised his patient to distance himself from everyone else. I was in a cult, ”Markowitz said in an interview. “What does a good cult leader do?” The first thing they do is separate you from your family.
“It’s their job to rebuild you into a full human being, not to bring you down,” added Phyllis, Markowitz’s sister. On the advice of Dr Herschkopfl, Markowitz has not seen his sister for 27 years.
Based on actual events that have occurred throughout the doctor-patient relationship, it will reveal how Dr Herschkopfl inserted himself into Markowitz’s life in other insidious ways – such as moving into his house. patient in Hamptons and persuading him to appoint him president of a family business. Wild.
The show’s official synopsis reads: “The series explores how a seemingly normal doctor-patient dynamic transforms into an exploitative relationship filled with manipulation, empowerment and dysfunction at its best.”
Who plays in The narrowing next door?
Rudd will play psychiatrist Dr Isaac “Ike” Herschkopfl and Ferrell will play Marty, one of Ike’s patients (both are also set to become executive producers), while WandaVision’s Katherine Hahn will appear as Phyllis Markowitz, and Casey Wilson (who you can recognize from Missing girl, Bride wars and TV sensation Happy endings) will play Bonnie, Ike’s wife.
Is there a trailer for The Shrink Next Door?
It’s too early in the game for a trailer, but you can spot a few snapshots of the show in this recap video of Apple + ‘s upcoming TV show list. Blink your eyes and you’ll miss it.
When The narrowing next door be available in streaming?
There is no word yet on when The narrowing next door will be released on Apple TV +, but is currently in production. We’ll let you know as soon as we hear a release date.