Toni Collette to Star in Drama Series ‘Wanderlust’ From Netflix, BBC

Playwright Nick Payne is writing the six-part project

Last Updated: November 7, 2017 @ 4:48 PM

Toni Collette is giving in to her “Wanderlust.”

Playwright Nick Payne is writing the six-part drama project that will debut in the U.K. on BBC One and throughout the rest of the globe on Netflix, the companies announced Tuesday.

“Wanderlust” centers on a multi-generational family led by therapist Joy Richards (Collette), who is trying to rekindle her romance with her husband after a cycling accident. Filming is underway in Manchester, England.

Rounding out the cast are Steven Mackintosh, Zawe Ashton and Royce Pierreson. Luke Snellin directs the series that is produced by Drama Republic.

“I am honored and thrilled to work with Nick Payne’s wonderful words on Wanderlust,” Collette said. “It is an authentic and revolutionary story about relationships, sex, love and all the things we really care about. I could not be more excited.”

“I’m over the moon to be working with Drama Republic, the BBC and Netflix,” Payne said. “And the cast — what a galaxy of talent. Toni Collette is an astronomically adept performer, and someone I’ve long admired.”