Disney’s ABC Signature Studios is currently producing a new series called “Saint X” for Disney’s streaming services.
“Saint X” is based on Alexis Schaitkin’s 2020 novel and is a psychological drama told via multiple timelines and perspectives that explores the girl-gone-missing genre. It’s a show about how a young woman’s mysterious death during a Caribbean vacation creates a traumatic ripple effect that eventually pulls her surviving sister into a dangerous pursuit of the truth.
This series is going to star Alycia Debnam-Carey (Fear the Walking Dead), Josh Bonzie (The Politician), Jayden Elijah (School’s Out Forever) and West Duchovny (The Magicians).
According to Deadline, Betsy Brandt and Michael Park have joined the cast of this new series and will be playing the roles of Mia Thomas and Bill Thomas, respectively. The characters are upper middle-class parents of two, enjoying a family vacation in a Caribbean resort until one of their daughters goes missing.
Michael Park has previously starred in Netflix’s “Stranger Things”, while Betsy Brandt has previously appeared in “Breaking Bad”.
“Saint X” is an eight-part series and is being written by Leila Gerstein, who has previously worked on “The Handmaid’s Tale” and will be executive producing the project. It will be directed by Dee Rees, who is also executive-producing the show.
Other executive producers include Stephen Williams will also executive produce with David Levine and Zack Hayden for Anonymous Content, Aubrey Graham pka Drake, Adel “Future” Nur, and Jason Shrier for Dreamcrew Entertainment, Alexis Schaitkin, and Steve Pearlman.
“Saint X” will be released on Hulu in the United States and as a Star Original on Disney+ internationally.