Dead to Me Season 1: Netflix Release Date, Plot, Cast & Trailer

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If there’s one thing we know that subscribers love, its dark comedy. What should have grabbed your attention by now if it hasn’t already is the upcoming release of Dead to Me starring Christina Applegate and Linda Cardellini. We have all the information you need to know on Dead to Me including the plot, cast, trailer, and the Netflix release date.

Dead to Me is an upcoming Netflix Original black-comedy created by Liz Feldman. The series has also been written by Liz Feldman, who is well known for her work as a writer on 2 Broke Girls and Ellen DeGeneres Show in which she was won multiple Emmy Awards (Four in total!). Feldman has also taken on the role of executive producer, along with Will Ferrell and Adam McKay.

What is the plot of Dead to Me?

After the sad and violent death of her husband Jeff, Jen is bitter and angry at the world. When Jen meets Judy who’s also a widow but not as high strung as Jen, soon a strong and powerful friendships blossoms between the pair. But as Jen allows Judy’s friendship to become an integral part of her life, unbeknownst to Jen, Judy hides a dark and shocking secret.

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Who is in the cast for Season 1 of Dead to Me?

Role Actor/Actress Where have I seen/heard them before?
Jen Christina Applegate The Sweetest Thing, Bad Moms, Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues
Judy Linda Cardellini Brokeback Mountain, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Scooby-Doo
Abe Edward Asner UP, Elf, JFK
Christopher Max Jenkins The Mysteries of Laura, Crown Prince, Perception
Steve James Marsden Hairspray, X-Men, Enchanted
Charlie Sam McCarthy Teen Wolf, Condor, The Blacklist
Henry Luke Roessler Deadpool 2, Legion, Bates Motel

Christina Applegate’s role in Dead to Me is her first lead role in a series since Up All Night ended in 2012. Applegate is also well known for starring as the lead in Samantha Who and also had the role of Kelly Bundy in the American sitcom Married With Children.

This isn’t Linda Cardellini’s first rodeo on Netflix. Previously starring in Bloodline as Meg Rayburn the actress took part in 33 episodes of the canceled Original. Dead to Me is the second series in which, Cardellini stars. The talented actress has provided her voice to such shows like Robot Chicken, Gravity Falls, and The Regular Show.

What’s the online reaction to the Dead to Me announcement?

Are there any set photos for Season 1 of Dead to Me?


How many episodes does Season 1 of Dead to Me have?

We have confirmation that the first season will debut with 10 episodes. The entire first season of Dead to Me will be available to stream upon release.

There are currently no episode titles.

What are the episode run times?

Each episode will have an estimated run time of around 30 minutes. That puts the total time to binge watch the series at 5 hours!

Has Netflix released a trailer for Dead to Me?

In true Netflix fashion, the trailer for the first season of Dead to Me dropped just a month before the release date. After viewing the trailer we have a feeling subscribers are going to love it.

When is the release date for Season 1 of Dead to Me?

The very first season of Dead to Me arrives on the 3rd of May, 2019. Just so happens to be a Friday too, so we already know what you’ll be binging that weekend!

Even though CBS is one of the studios behind the production, the series will release to audiences worldwide.

Are you looking forward to the first season of Dead to Me? Let us know in the comments below!

Dead to Me Season 1: Netflix Release Date, Plot, Cast & Trailer

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Jacob joined What's on Netflix in 2018 and serves as one of the lead writers here on What's on Netflix. Jacob covers all things Netflix movies and TV shows but specializes in covering anime and K-dramas. Resides in the United Kingdom. Contact: [email protected]