Exclusive: Maggie Kiley
is set to direct and executive produce the first two episodes of Peacock’s limited series Dr. Death
, starring Jamie Dornan
, Alec Baldwin
and Christian Slater
. Kiley replaces Stephen Frears
, who had signed on for the project in January but had to step away due to scheduling conflicts given the shift of production dates due to coronavirus pandemic. Dr. Death, from Ucp
, was among a slew of shows whose production was delayed by months amid the pandemic.
Kiley leads an all-female Dr. Death directing team, which also includes Jennifer Morrison
, who will direct the third and fourth episodes, and So Yong Kim, who will direct the remaining episodes.Dr. Death
explores the twisted mind of a sociopath and the failures of the system designed to protect the most defenseless among us.