A new poster of ‘Ratched, with Sarah Paulson, was disclosed by Netflix. See Sarah as the iconic nurse of ‘One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest’.
Nurse Ratched is a fictional character and the main antagonist of the 1975’s film.
Now, Sarah Paulson is the younger version of the murderous nurse in Ryan Murphy’s series.
Recently, Netflix revealed that the series premieres on September 18th.
Watch below the trailer and see more info about the new series.
Ratched | Official Trailer | Netflix
Nurse Ratched (also known as “Big Nurse”) first featured in Ken Kesey’s 1962 novel as well as the 1975 film of the same name.
The film version of the novel, the role was played by Louise Fletcher.
Before, Anne Bancroft, Angela Lansbury, Geraldine Page, Colleen Dewhurst, and Ellen Burstyn turned down the role.
Fletcher was thought of for the role after Shelley Duvall was suggested for an alternative role.
Chosen that’s after Miloš Forman saw Fletcher appear with Shelley in Robert Altman‘s ‘Thieves Like Us’.
Synopsis of Netflix ‘Ratched’
“In 1947, Mildred arrives in Northern California to seek employment at a leading psychiatric hospital where new and unsettling experiments have begun on the human mind.
On a clandestine mission, Mildred presents herself as the perfect image of what a dedicated nurse should be, But the wheels are always turning and as she begins to infiltrate the mental health care system and those within it, Mildred’s stylish exterior belies a growing darkness that has long been smoldering within.
Revealing that true monsters are made, not born.”
The 8 episode series tells the origin story of asylum nurse Mildred Ratched. See the episode list of Season 1.
All eight episode titles for “Ratched” Season 1 have dropped on IMDb:— The AHS Zone (@ahszone) July 30, 2020
1×01 – Pilot
1×02 – Ice Pick
1×03 – The Dance
1×04 – Angel of Mercy (Pt. 1)
1×05 – Angel of Mercy (Pt. 2)
1×06 – Mildred & Edmund
1×07 – The Bucket List
1×08 – Got No Strings#Ratched #RatchedNetflix pic.twitter.com/zbbDvMaBby