Michael Schneider Variety Editor at Large“I remember damage.” That haunting quote, from the novel “Station Eleven,” by Emily St.
John Mandel, becomes an ongoing theme in the TV series of the same name, adapted by Patrick Somerville for HBO Max. “Station Eleven” began development, and even started shooting, before the COVID-19 pandemic.
But the ten-episode series — about the aftermath of a devastating flu that wipes out most of the world, and the survivors who attempt to rebuild and reimagine the world anew – obviously took on an entirely new resonance when the real-life pandemic hit.What does “I remember damage” mean to the show’s stars?
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