Mizuno will play series regular Miranda, described as a savvy and potentially dangerous businesswoman who Cassie (Cuoco) meets in Bangkok.
“The Flight Attendant” will premiere on WarnerMedia’s new streaming service HBO Max. The series is described as a terrifying story of how an entire life can change in one night. It stars Cuoco as a flight attendant who wakes up in the wrong hotel, in the wrong bed, with a dead man – and no idea what happened.
Based on the novel of the same name by New York Times best-selling author Chris Bohjalian, the hourlong series is the first project under Cuoco’s new overall deal with WarnerBros. Television.
Since her long-running sitcom “The Big Bang Theory” ended after 12 seasons on CBS in May, Cuoco has booked “The Flight Attendant” as well the lead role of in DC Universe’s animated “Harley Quinn” series.
“The Flight Attendant” hails from WarnerBros. TV, and is produced by Cuoco’s Yes, Norman productions. Steve Yockey serves as executive producer, writer and showrunner, with Meredith Lavender and Marcie Ulin as co-showrunners and executive producers. Susanna Fogel will direct the first two episodes as well as executive produce with Kaley Cuoco for Yes, Norman, and Greg Berlanti and Sarah Schechter for Berlanti Productions. Suzanne McCormack will co-executive produce for Yes, Norman.
Mizuno’s previous credits include “Crazy Rich Asians,” “Maniac,” “La La Land” and “Ex Machina.”