Zero Day (TV series)

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Zero Day
Screenplay by
Story by
Directed byLesli Linka Glatter
Original languageEnglish
Executive producers
Michael Schmidt
Production companies
  • Panoramic Media
  • Grand Electric Productions
Original release

Zero Day is an upcoming political thriller television series for Netflix, directed by Lesli Linka Glatter and starring Robert De Niro and Lizzy Caplan with production from Eric Newman and Noah Oppenheim. It is described as a political conspiracy thriller centering on a devastating global cyberattack.[1]





It was revealed in November 2022 that Eric Newman and Noah Oppenheim had worked on the story with Micheal Schmidt with Newman and Oppenheim writing the script. With De Niro attached to star, he was also an executive producer along with Newman, Oppenheim and Jonathan Glickman of Panoramic Media and Schmidt.[2] The project was confirmed as Greenlit by Netflix on March 1, 2023.[3] Lesli Linka Glatter is directing.[4]


In April 2023, Lizzy Caplan, Jesse Plemons, Joan Allen and Connie Britton were revealed to have joined the cast.[1] In December 2023, Bill Camp, Matthew Modine, Dan Stevens, McKinley Belcher III, Gaby Hoffmann, Mark Ivanir and Clark Gregg joined the cast.[5] In February 2024, Mozhan Navabi joined the cast.[6]


Application for filming a train crash was submitted in Westchester County, New York for July 2023.[7][8] Filming had started in and around New York but production was suspended with crew and cast sent home in June 2023, due to the 2023 Writers Guild of America strike.[9]


  1. ^ a b Andreeva, Nellie (24 April 2023). "Lizzy Caplan, Jesse Plemons, Joan Allen & Connie Britton Join Robert De Niro In 'Zero Day' Netflix Series". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 24 April 2023.
  2. ^ Porter, Rick (11 November 2022). "Robert De Niro to Star in Netflix Political Thriller". Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 1 March 2023.
  3. ^ Otterson, Joe (1 March 2023). "Netflix Orders Thriller Series 'Zero Day' Starring Robert De Niro, Lesli Linka Glatter to Direct (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Retrieved 1 March 2023.
  4. ^ Otterson, Joe (24 April 2023). "Lizzy Caplan, Connie Britton, Jesse Plemons, Joan Allen Join Robert De Niro in Netflix Series 'Zero Day'". Variety. Retrieved 24 April 2023.
  5. ^ Codero, Rosy (19 December 2023). "Zero Day Adds Angela Bassett, Dan Stevens & Matthew Modine As Production Begins In NY". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 19 December 2023.
  6. ^ Cordero, Rosy (27 February 2024). "'The Blacklist's Mozhan Navabi Cast In Netflix Limited Series 'Zero Day'". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 27 February 2024.
  7. ^ Edwards, Jeff (26 May 2023). "Robert De Niro Netflix Series Permitted To Film Crash In Westchester". Retrieved 3 June 2023.
  8. ^ Tucci, Joseph. "Netflix's 'Zero Day' to film train crash scenes in Westchester, application says". Stamford Advocate. Retrieved 3 June 2023.
  9. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (8 June 2023). "Zero Day' Netflix Series Starring Robert De Niro Suspends Production Amid Writers Strike". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 8 June 2023.

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