Monsters are not born, they are made.
Telling the origin story of the villainous Nurse Ratched immortalised by Oscar-winner Louise Fletcher in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Ratched sees Emmy-winner Sarah Paulson take on the iconic role.
With the series already confirmed to have a second run, it seems the sinister Nurse Ratched is here to stay.
So, when can Paulson fans expect Ratched to hit their screens?
Here's everything you need to know about Ratched on Netflix.
Ratched season 1 is released on Netflix on September 18, 2020.
The first season will consist of eight episodes and all will be released simultaneously on Netflix.
© NETFLIX The creepy poster for Ratched on Netflix
The episode titles are as follows.
Ideal for binge-viewing we suspect!
Sarah Paulson as Nurse Mildred Ratched,
The American Horror Story star plays the mysterious and scheming new arrival at Lucia State Hospital
Prepare for the origin story of the legendary villainess from One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest.
Finn Wittrock as Edmund Tolleson
The American Horror Story alum plays a serial killer brought to Lucia State Hospital.
© SAEED ADYANI/NETFLIX Finn Wittrock as serial killer Edmund Tolleson
Cynthia Nixon as Gwendolyn Briggs
The Sex and the City star portrays the press secretary to Governor George Milburn who befriends Mildred.
Jon Jon Briones as as Dr. Richard Hanover
The American Crime Story star portrays the enigmatic but influential head of Lucia State Hospital.
Charlie Carver as Huck Finnegan
The Desperate Housewives actor portrays a scarred and compassionate orderly at Lucia State Hospital.
Judy Davis as Nurse Betsy Bucket
The Feud: Bette and Joan actress portrays the head nurse at Lucia State Hospital and Mildred’s nemesis.
Sharon Stone as Lenore Osgood
Oscar-winner Sharon Stone portrays a wealthy socialite from Dr. Hanover’s past who is set on a collision course with Mildred.
© SAEED ADYANI/NETFLIX Judy Davis as Nurse Betsy Bucket© COURTESY OF NETFLIX Sharon Stone as Lenore Osgood in Ratched
Alice Englert as Nurse Dolly
The Beautiful Creatures star plays a beautiful trainee nurse at Lucia State Hospital.
Amanda Plummer as Louise
The Pulp Fiction actress plays Mildred’s eccentric landlady.
Corey Stoll as Charles Wainwright
The House of Cards star plays Mildred’s mysterious neighbour who takes a shine to her.
Daniel Di Tomasso as Dario
A patient at Lucia State Hospital.
Hunter Parrish as Father Andrews
The Weeds star plays traumatised victim of Edmund Tolleson and member of the clergy.
Jermaine Williams as Harold
The Fat Albert actor stars as a security guard at Lucia State Hospital.
© SAEED ADYANI/NETFLIX Sophie Okonedo as Charlotte Wells and Jon Jon Briones as Dr. Richard Hanover in Ratched
Sophie Okonedo as Charlotte Wells
The British veteran actress plays a patient at Lucia State Hospital with multiple personalities
Vincent D’Onofrio as Governor George Milburn
The Daredevil actor plays the Governor of California and Gwendolyn's boss.
Annie Starke as Lily Cartwright
Glenn Close's daughter portrays a lesbian receiving treatment at the mental health institution.
Leo Briones as Peter
The son of main cast member Jon Jon Briones plays a young patient at Lucia State Hospital
Harriet Sansom Harris as Ingrid
The Desperate Housewives actress plays a glamorous former movie star and patient at Lucia State Hospital.
Liz Femi as Leona
A patient at Lucia State Hospital.
© SAEED ADYANI/NETFLIX Lenore (Sharon Stone) feeds her son Edmund Osgood (Finn Wittrock) in Ratched
Brandon Flynn as Henry Osgood
The 13 Reasons Why star plays the son of Lenore Osgood.
The trailer for the series has already been released and it looks very bloody and disturbing indeed.
Catch the footage at the top of the article.
It has already produced quite the reaction from Netflix fans.
The first season will chart the origin story of Nurse Ratched as we see her arrive at Lucia State Hospital and begin her journey through the mental health services system with a mysterious plan in mind.
© COURTESY OF NETFLIX What is Nurse Ratched up to?
The official plot synopsis reads: "In 1947, Mildred arrives in Northern California to seek employment at a leading psychiatric hospital where new and unsettling experiments have begun on the human mind.
"On a clandestine mission, Mildred presents herself as the perfect image of what a dedicated nurse should be, but the wheels are always turning and as she begins to infiltrate the mental health care system and those within it, Mildred’s stylish exterior belies a growing darkness that has long been smoldering within, revealing that true monsters are made, not born."
A second season has already been confirmed so prepare for Ratched to continue in style!
Ratched season 1 will be released on Netflix on September 18, 2020.
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