Produced entirely under quarantine, the special, written by Rudnick and directed by Roach, “tells stories of breaking down and breaking through in the summer of 2020 that are funny, searing, poignant and now,” according to HBO.
“Paul Rudnick and Jay Roach bring their razor-sharp perspective and wit to HBO,” said Casey Bloys, President, HBO Programming. “We are thrilled to partner with them in telling this story, which is uniquely resonant for these times.”
Exploring our current world of deeply divided politics and the universal pursuit of human connection during a pandemic, Coastal Elites features a series of confessionals from five main characters, played by:
- Bette Midler
- Kaitlyn Dever
- Dan Levy
- Sarah Paulson
- Issa Rae