Wright leads the cast of I Am Danielle and is joined by co-stars Cj Beckford and Sophia Brown. It follows Channel 4 previously announcing that Suranne Jones would feature in Season 2.
Produced by Me+You Productions, Savage writes each episode of I Am in collaboration with the leading actor, for whom the story has a personal resonance.
Channel 4 offered little insight on the I Am Danielle storyline, but Wright said: “Collaborating with Dominic Savage has been an amazing experience. His unique and sensitive style of directing has stretched me as an artist. I’m so proud that we came together on a story that we both felt was important to explore.”
The BAFTA-nominated first season featured Vicky McClure in I Am