Sarah Paulson To Portray Nurse Ratched In Ryan Murphy’s ‘One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest’ Prequel For Netflix

Netflix has released a series of “first look images” and a poster for the upcoming eight-episode prequel series Ratched, inspired by the notorious psychiatric nurse from One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest.


The series reunites creator Ryan Murphy with his American Horror Story star Sarah Paulson, who takes the lead role as Nurse Mildred Ratched.


Ratched arrives on Netflix on September 18th and along with Paulson, Cynthia Nixon, Judy Davis, Sharon Stone, Vincent D’Onofrio is among the star-studded cast.  You can view the first look images and the poster for the series in the link below.


Sarah Paulson Goes ‘Cuckoo’ in First Trailer for Netflix’s ‘Ratched’

Sarah Paulson is ready to tell a new horror story. In Netflix’s new series, , she stars as Mildred Ratched, years before she becomes the monstrous — yet iconic — Nurse Ratched of One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest. (Louise Fletcher played the role in the 1975 film, for which she won the Oscar.)

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