Medical Drama THE GOOD DOCTOR has been picked up for series by ABC, featuring Chuku Modu as ‘Dr Jared Unger’.
THE GOOD DOCTOR is created by David Shore (House), centres on Shaun Murphy (played by Freddie Highmore), a young surgeon with autism and savant syndrome who relocates from a quiet country life to join a prestigious hospital’s surgical unit. Alone in the world and unable to personally connect with those around him, Shaun uses his extraordinary medical gifts to save lives and challenge the skepticism of his colleagues.
The series is from Sony Pictures Television and ABC Studios. Shore is writer and executive producer. Seth Gordon directed the pilot and is also an executive producer.
Watch the teaser here: