Updated with trailer. AMC
’s forthcoming Dispatches From Elsewhere
is an interesting series. The 10-episode anthology created by and starring Jason Segel
is a self-reflective, transcendental series about a group of ordinary people who stumble onto a puzzle hiding just behind the veil of everyday life. The series also stars Outkast’s Andre Benjamin, Oscar-winning actress Sally Field
and breakout Eve Lindley
. All were on hand at TCA
to talk about the new series.
Through its nuanced, Michel Gondry
-esque storytelling, Segel aimed to do an “artistic check-in”. For almost a decade, he said “Who I was was dictated to me for the longest time — and I wanted to explore that.” While doing so, he created his show and, in turn, subtly created an inclusive space for trans characters and women.
In Dispatches From Elsewhere
, Lindley plays his love interest, Simone and for the first time in her career, she