“13 Reasons Why” showrunner Brian Yorkey has inked a novel total contend with Netflix and has diagram up the runt series thriller “Echoes” on the streamer, Netflix launched Tuesday.
The seven-episode series is described as “a thriller thriller about two identical twins, Leni and Gina, who share a foul secret,” in line with Netflix. “Since they were formative years, Leni and Gina trust secretly swapped lives, culminating in a double existence as adults: they share two homes, two husbands, and a baby nonetheless the entirety of their perfectly choreographed world is thrown into disarray when without a doubt one of the most sisters goes lacking.”
Yorkey will executive manufacture and aid as co-showrunner alongside “Runaways” alum Quinton Peeples. Vanessa Gazy is creator, author and executive producer on the project. Imogen Banks and Endemol Shine Banks Australia also executive manufacture.
Yorkey, who served as showrunner on all four seasons of Netflix’s teen suicide drama “13 Reasons Why,” beforehand had an total deal at Paramount Television, which produced the showcase.
“I’m so inflamed to be embarking on Echoes with Quinton, Vanessa, Imogen, and the Netflix team—and I’m eagerly having a squawk about forward to what I am hoping will be many more years of making frosty stuff with Netflix,” Yorkey mentioned in a thunder. “It’s a privilege and an unmatched thrill to make a television showcase that reaches round the sphere on the rapid it launches — and an extra special opportunity now now not most fascinating to entertain and surprise, nonetheless even perchance deliver something that issues referring to the style we stay now.”
Added Gazy, “My scamper with Echoes began with an Australian initiative led by Executive Producer Imogen Banks to nurture unique feminine voices in television – and now right here we’re at Netflix! I’m so inflamed to be bringing the showcase to a huge and world target audience alongside the formidable showrunning duo that is Brian Yorkey and Quinton Peeples.”
“Brian Yorkey is a talented storyteller who knows learn the plot in which to weave a thriller that’s emotional, propulsive and rooted in relatable characters and as a lot as the moment existence. We’re brooding referring to the mysteries and the human truths that lie on the center of Echoes, and to work with Brian even more within the arrival years,” mentioned Matt Thunell, Netflix’s vice president of long-established series.