Love within the Time of Corona: Freeform really made a coronavirus TV present

Love in the Time of Corona: Freeform actually made a coronavirus TV show

The minute it was clear that the novel coronavirus wasn’t going to go away any time quickly, 1,000,000 tweets and headlines and e-mail topic strains determined to coin “Love in the Time of Corona” (or some variation of it), a spin on Gabriel García Márquez’s novel Love within the Time of Cholera.

And it was solely a matter of time earlier than Love within the Time of Corona grew to become some kind of romantic piece of media, and lo and behold — it occurred! Freeform debuted the primary 30-second teaser of Love within the Time of Corona, a four-part anthology. It will be a part of different romance-themed anthologies centered round occasions like Love, Actually, Valentine’s Day, and New Year’s Eve, however most likely be a bit extra tragic, since, you realize, unsure instances and all that.

Don’t fear, all the stars in it do occur to be quarantined collectively (howdy, movie star {couples} and households!) and the sequence was filmed utilizing distant applied sciences.

Love within the Time of Corona stars Leslie Odom Jr. and Nicolette Robinson (a real-life couple) as a pair who’ve been coping with some points, however apparently have determined to make use of this downtime to get it on; Tommy Dorfman and Rainey Qualley (not a real-life couple, however apparently residing collectively) as platonic roommates looking for love whereas remoted from the remainder of the world; Gil Bellows, Rya Kihlstedt, and their daughter Ava Bellows (a real-life household!) as a household whose daughter is house for school, regardless of the mother and father being secretly separated; and L. Scott Caldwell as a lady whose husband is unable to return house from his rehab facility.

Love within the Time of Corona can be a particular two-night restricted occasion, premiering on Freeform on Aug. 22 at 8 pm ET and Aug. 23 at 8 pm ET. Episodes can be obtainable on Hulu the next day.

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