“Most of them are future tales — I like to call these future memories, tapestry of different collections of events in these individuals’ lives,” he adds about the seven-episode series that stars the likes of Morgan Freeman, Anne Hathaway, Helen Mirren, Emmy winner Uzo Aduba, Nicole Beharie, Anthony Mackie, Dan Stevens and Constance Wu. “Each story centers around one or two incredible actors and we get to really mine a beautiful or harrowing, terrifying or heartbreaking moment in their life.”
With his second Amazon show after Hunters, Weil makes his directorial debut with Solos. Other helmers include Sam Taylor-Johnson, Zach Braff and Tiffany Johnson. Digging into the essentiality of the human experience and connection, the quartet were all part of Deadline’s Contenders Television awards-season event.