The star surprises his father, Robert Pine, by attending the premiere of 'Five Days at Memorial'
As his dad's newest acting assignment 'Five Days at Memorial' premiered, Chris Pine attended on the red carpet to support him. It is reported that the father-son duo posed together before Chris entered the theatre and allowed his father to walk the press line with him. "It's just not easy to get good writing like that all the time," Pine told Variety as he got involved with this project. John Ridley and Carlton Cuse wrote the script, so you just don't get it every day." It doesn't matter how small or how big the role is, you jump on it because you want to be a part of something like that when it comes up."
In 2005, Hurricane Katrina severely damaged the city of New Orleans, and in "Five Days at Memorial," Memorial Hospital is told in the truest sense of the word. As floodwaters rise, power goes out, and temperatures rise, the medical staff follows the series, which is based on Sheri Fink's book
According to Pine, the bowtie is a personal gesture to honor a friend and to maintain order amidst the chaos. As a doctor, I like to wear a bowtie for my friend, who's been my best friend since fourth grade." Pine continued. Her work on the set of "Succession," "The Eyes of Tammy Faye," and "Signs" touched a nerve for Jones.
This project is being directed by Cuse, a well-known producer who has worked on popular television shows such as "Lost" and "Bates Motel." As Cuse worked on "Five Days at Memorial" during the outbreak of COVID-19, she realized how closely Hurricane Katrina resembles recent events for several individuals. "The dilemmas felt very much the same," Cuse said. Each of us has had an intense, personal experience with this pandemic. I hope they will apply this experience to the story when they watch this show and see how it resonates with their own experiences.