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Miracle Workers 

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A comedy set in the offices of Heaven Inc. When God plans to destroy the Earth, two low-level angels must convince their boss to save humanity. They bet him they can pull off their most impossible miracle yet: help two humans fall in love.


Simon Rich
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Craig risks it all in a desperate attempt to save Earth and all of mankind.

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Series cast summary:
Daniel Radcliffe ...  Craig 7 episodes, 2019
Geraldine Viswanathan ...  Eliza 7 episodes, 2019
Karan Soni ...  Sanjay 7 episodes, 2019
Jon Bass ...  Sam 7 episodes, 2019
Sasha Compère ...  Laura 7 episodes, 2019
Steve Buscemi ...  God 7 episodes, 2019
Lolly Adefope ...  Rosie 7 episodes, 2019
Mike Dunston ...  LaRon Ron St. Claire 6 episodes, 2019
Theresa O'Shea ...  Nana 4 episodes, 2019
Caleb Emery ...  Zach 4 episodes, 2019
Joey Thurmond ...  Mailroom Supervisor 4 episodes, 2019
Kevin Wayne ...  Huge Man 3 episodes, 2019
Parisa Johnston ...  Peg 3 episodes, 2019
John Reynolds ...  Mason 2 episodes, 2019
Angela Kinsey ...  Gail 2 episodes, 2019
Myles Evans ...  Greeter #2 2 episodes, 2019
Christine Horn ...  Therapist 2 episodes, 2019


The first season of anthology series Miracle Workers will be a Heaven-set workplace comedy based on Simon Rich's book "What in God's Name", starring Daniel Radcliffe, Steve Buscemi, Geraldine Viswanathan, and Karan Soni. Radcliffe will play Craig, a low-level angel responsible for handling all of humanity's prayers, and Steve Buscemi will play Craig's boss God, who has pretty much checked out and is ready to move on to his next project. To prevent Earth's destruction, Craig and fellow angel Eliza (Geraldine Viswanathan) must answer a seemingly unanswerable prayer: help two humans fall in love. 'Miracle Workers' is created by 'Man Seeking Woman' creator Simon Rich and executive produced by Lorne Michaels and Andrew Singer of Michaels' Broadway Video, Simon Rich, Daniel Radcliffe and Steve Buscemi. Broadway Video produces the series in association with Turner's Studio T.

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On the Trillionth Day...God Quit



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Release Date:

8 February 2019 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Atlanta, Georgia, USA

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Alongside the initial series order announcement in May 2017, it was confirmed that Daniel Radcliffe and Owen Wilson would star in the series. On October 19, it was announced Steve Buscemi had replaced Wilson in the role of God after the latter had decided to vacate the part. In November 2017, Deadline Hollywood and Variety reported that Geraldine Viswanathan, Jon Bass, Karan Soni, and Sasha Compère had been cast in series regular roles. On March 25, it was announced that Lolly Adefope had joined the cast in a main role. See more »


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Funny and likable, yet dark, with perhaps a gnostic slant
9 April 2019 | by cheroldSee all my reviews

This miniseries involves some of heavens drones attempting to save earth from destruction by a god who is not so much wrathful as just bored. Wagering the planet's future on their ability to use divine guidance to bring two shy people together, they find a constant set of obstacles to overcome.

Bringing the couple together often involves killing people, sometimes dozens of people, and I like that darkness in what is generally a silly, rather genial sitcom.

Steve Buscemi is amusing as earth's idiot god, whose story reminds me of a book I read part of which discussed a gnostic sect's belief that Earth was created by a mad god who was not, in fact, the ultimate god. I don't know if the writer had that in mind, though.

The writer, BTW, also did Man Seeking Woman. This isn't as funny and crazy as that series, but it's still lots of fun.

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