Netflix’s new comedy, Atypical, now has a release date and its first clip. The show stars United States of Tara alum Keir Gilchrist as Sam, an autistic 18-year-old who decides it’s time to go on a date, find a girlfriend, and hopefully gain some independence. In turn, his entire family must grapple with change in their own lives as they all struggle to answer one central question: What does it really mean to be “normal”?
Jennifer Jason Leigh (Single White Female, The Hateful Eight) plays Sam’s mother, Elsa, while Michael Rapaport (Prison Break) portrays his father, Doug, who wants to better connect with and understand his son. Newcomer Brigette Lundy-Paine also appears as Sam’s sister, Casey, and Amy Okuda (How to Get Away with Murder) plays his therapist, Julia. The series comes from The Goldbergs producers Robia Rashid and Seth Gordon. Its eight-episode first season will premiere August 11.
In the teaser, Sam and Elsa discuss …
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