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TV PILOTS: Freddie Highmore To Star in David Shore’s ABC Pilot THE GOOD DOCTOR Filming in Vancouver

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Freddie Highmore, it’s like you never left. Highmore, who just wrapped five seasons of playing Psycho killer Norman Bates on Bates Motel, is coming back to metro Vancouver next month to star in ABC pilot The Good Doctor. The American adaption of a popular south Korean series is  produced by David Shore (House creator) and Daniel Dae Kim (Lost/Hawaii Five-O actor).

South Korean series.

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The Good Doctor is about young, autistic medical savant Dr. Shaun Murphy (Freddie Highmore) who’s up for a job as surgeon at the San Jose St. Bonaventure Hospital under the mentorship of Dr. Ira Glassman. Not surprisingly, Murphy is brilliant at medicine but not great at relating to people. But he will make a special connection with Dr. Claire Browne (Antonia Thomas). The boss of surgical residents at the hospital is Dr. Neil Melendez (Nicholas Gonzalez).

Cast: Freddie Highmore, Antonia Thomas, Nicholas Gonzalez.

The Good Doctor is expected to film from March 21st to April 6th (dates subject to change) according to the DGC-BC Production List.


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