Sleepless, a new drama based on the novel Black Moon, will tell the story of an insomnia epidemic.

Based on the novel Black Moon by Kenneth Calhoun, Sleepless will tell the story of an insomnia epidemic, “told intimately through the eyes of an ensemble of complicated characters.” It sounds like an odd mix of deep character study and allegorical pseudoscience, which means it’s perfect for the guy who wrote and directed one movie about a second Earth appearing near our own, and another one about the souls of dead people detectable in the eyeballs of currently living people via “science.” It’s expected to be an ongoing series with a 10-episode first season, and Cahill set to write and direct most if not all of those initial installments.

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