Great news for Michael Graziadei, the former Daniel Romalotti of The Young and the Restless! Deadline.com revealed today that the drama The Lottery, in which he stars, has been picked-up by Lifetime for a ten episode deal!
About the background of the story of The Lottery: The series is set in a dystopian future when women have stopped having children, threatening extinction of the human race. When 100 embryos are successfully fertilized, a national lottery is held to decide the surrogates.
Lifetime’s general manager Rob Sharenow said about the project: “The Lottery is one of the most provocative and original concepts we’ve ever seen. Tim Sexton’s unique dystopian thriller represents an exciting new direction for Lifetime and continues cable’s position on the leading edge of bold, high-quality scripted drama.”
The project, written by Sexton, stars Michael Graziadei, along with Marley Shelton, David Alpay, Martin Donovan, Lesley Ann Brandt and Louise Lombardi.
Will you be checking out The Lottery to see Michael in it? Does the premise of the story intrigue you? Do you miss Michael as Daniel on Y&R? Let us know!