It’s about time that someone is working on a quarantine romance. Titled Love in the Time of Corona, it’s expected to make some buzz with its connection to the pandemic.
According to reports, Disney-owned network Freeform has ordered the series Love in the Time of Corona.
The early details
There are no details yet on the cast and the exact release date but sources say that it’s going to be a four-part limited series.
The network is also hoping to drop the new title sometime in August. It’s not clear though if it’s in early or later date of the month.
Executive producing the series are Joanna Johnson and Christine Sacani, who are both from Good Trouble. They will also be joined by Anonymous Content’s Robyn Meisinger.
The story plot
As for the plot of this short series, it is said to have a comical touch to it. It will be a story of searching for love, sex and connection in the middle of social distancing.
It is also said to have multiple intertwined stories with characters all cooped up in their homes in adherence to the guidelines of social distancing.
While it’s not yet fully detailed, sources reveal that there’s going to be a story centered on roommates wondering if hooking up can ever be casual. Another one would be a character who regrets in deciding to isolate with an ex.
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We could all use a little more love rn ______ @LoveInTheTimeOfCoronaTV is a new romantic comedy limited series premiering this August on Freeform. It’s a funny and hopeful look at the search for love, sex, and connection during this time of social distancing. From @GoodTrouble Executive Producers Joanna Johnson, Christine Sacani, and @AnonContent’s Robyn Meisinger.
And since production is currently shut down, the show is said to film all scenes remotely. They will be using the actors’ actual living spaces as backdrops to stories of love in the time of a health crisis.
Freeform executive vice president of programming and development Lauren Corrao said that Love in the Time of Corona is just perfect during this time.
“This is the perfect show for a generation who is learning to love and be loved in a time when the entire world is telling them to stay six feet apart,” Corrao stated.
She also talked about how constraints in working with movies and series are difficult this time. However, it doesn’t stop creative juices to flow even in the midst of a pandemic. Corrao is grateful for Johnson to have brought the series in Freeform.
Watch out for more details of Love in the Time of Corona.
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