Have you ever wondered what it would be like living in a post-apocalyptic world? HBO Max clearly outlines it for you in its original post-apocalyptic miniseries Station Eleven. Station Eleven is based on the global bestseller of a similar title written by Emily St. John Mandel.
HBO Max released the show’s promo video on YouTube on December 17 2021. Get a taste of the behind the scenes moments as well as some of the actor’s exclusive insights.
A crew consisting of nomadic actors, A Hollywood A-lister and his future life saviour travel the Great Lakes region to find the perfect shooting location. However, the Hollywood star drifts back and forth in time, alternating between the star's early acting days to fifteen years in the future.
Meanwhile, the future features a theatre cultic group called Traveling Symphony who occupy the wasteland and spellbind strange events that dictate the fate of five individuals: the Hollywood actor, the man who tried to rescue him, his oldest friend, his first wife and an upcoming actress with the Traveling Symphony, entangled by dangerous crosshairs of the group’s self-proclaimed prophet.
Created by Patrick Somerville, the series’ main cast consists of Gael Garcia Bernal as Arthur Leander, the Hollywood actor, Mackenzie Davis as Kirsten, a star actress with Traveling Symphony, David Wilmot as Clark Thompson, Arthur’s old best friend, Danielle Deadwyler as Miranda Carroll, Arthur’s first wife, Caitlin FitzGerald as Elizabeth, Arthur’s second wife, David Cross, the founder of the Traveling Symphony, Lori Petty as Sarah, the co-founder of the Traveling Symphony, Himesh Patel as Javeen Chaudhary, who takes care of Kirsten on the night of the pandemic and Matilda Lawler as Young Kirsten.
How Many Episodes Does Station Eleven Have?
The miniseries contains 10 episodes, all of which are available on HBO Max. Episode 1: Wheel of Fire Episode 2: A Hawk from a Handsaw Episode 3: Hurricane Episode 4: Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Aren’t Dead Episode 5: The Severn City Airport Episode 6: Survival is Insufficient Episode 7: Goodbye My Damaged Home Episode 8: Who’s There? Episode 9: Dr Chaudhary Episode 10: Unbroken Circle.
Station Eleven has so far been well received, rating 98% on the Rotten Tomatoes scale and 77% on IMDb.
Don’t expect Station Eleven to return for a second run, as HBO Max already billed it for a limited edition.