Sarah Paulson is absolutely ideal for this role and her AHS roots only lend to another level of believability as she embodies the steely and blood-lusty practitioner.
Ryan Murphy is exec producer for the series. He said this was because she was "almost like a catchphrase for any sort of institutional abuse of power".
"A pursuit of survival and of finding some sense of home".
What is Sarah Paulson's new Netflix show about?
Over two seasons and 18 episodes, the series will follow Mildred as she morphs from an average nurse into the monstrous figure she becomes in the Ken Kesey novel "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" and subsequent film. It is a prequel to the book.
Ratched is being produced by the creative partnership of Ryan Murphy and Ian Brennan, who created the TV series Glee, Scream Queens and Hollywood, while Murphy also created the hit anthology series American Horror Story. Presenting as the ideal image of what a dedicated nurse should be, she soon begins to infiltrate the mental health care system and those within it, revealing an evil and glowering darkness just waiting to escape.
What is the release date for Nurse Ratched?
Ratched debuts on Netflix on September 18, 2020. She is a cold and heartless nurse who works at an insane asylum.
However its also hinted that Ratched's got a sensitive side.
We dare you to tell us that this show doesn't look like the newest topic of your group chat?
Along with Paulson, the present stars Cynthia Nixon, Judy Davis, Sharon Stone, Jon Jon Briones, Finn Wittrock, Charlie Carver, Alice Englert, Amanda Plummer, Corey Stoll, Sophie Okonedo, Brandon Flynn and Vincent D'Onofrio.