The Right Stuff is an upcoming drama television series that is all set to premiere on Disney+. This American series is based on the 1979 book of the same name by Tom Wolfe.
So here’s every information we know so far about The Right Stuff, including its release date, cast, plot, and the latest updates.
The Right Stuff – When will it premiere on Disney+?
The Right Stuff series is scheduled to be released on October 9, 2020.
The adaptation of the novel into series was announced on February 10, 2019, with David Nutter expected to direct the premiere episode. The executive producers are Will Staples, Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Davisson, Mark Lafferty, Lizzie Mickery, and Howard Korder.
The Right Stuff – What is the storyline?
The series as already said is based on a book written by Tom Wolfe. The story will be depicted about the Mercury seven mission, wherein US’s seven best pilots had gathered to test the aircraft and rockets. They were ready to engrave their name in history as heroes with this. They will compete to get a chance to set foot on the moon, but what remains to be seen is whether this competition will kill them or make them immortal.
The Right Stuff – How many episodes will be there?
The series will consist of eight episodes, out of which the first two episodes will be premiering on 9th October. Each episode will be one-hour long. The title of the episodes have been revealed and they are –
- Episode 1 – Sierra Hotel
- Episode 2 – Goodies
- Episode 3 – Amaryllis
- Episode 4 – Ham
- Episode 5 – Single Combat Woman
- Episode 6 – The Kona Kai Science
- Episode 7 – Ziggurat
- Episode 8 – Spacecraft
The Right Stuff – Who all are cast in it?
The cast is just right for the show and it consists of the following –
- Patrick J. Adams as John Glenn
- Eric Ladin as Chris Kraft
- Patrick Fischler as Bob Gilruth
- James Lafferty as Scott Carpenter
- Shannon Lucio as Louise Shepard
- Jake McDorman as Alan Shepard
- Jackson Pace as Glynn
- Michael Trotter as Gus Grissom
- Aaron Staton as Wally Schirra
- Sacha Seberg as Wernher Von Braun