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Matthew Broderick To Star In ‘Daybreak’ Netflix Series, Will Recur On ABC’s ‘The Conners’ & FX’s ‘Better Things’

Matthew Broderick To Star In ‘Daybreak’ Netflix Series, Will Recur On ABC’s ‘The Conners’ & FX’s ‘Better Things’

Matthew Broderick is set to star in Daybreak, Netflix’s upcoming high school apocalypse dramedy series. Additionally, the two-time Tony winner has been tapped for a high-profile guest arc on ABC’s Roseanne spinoff The Conners as a love interest for Jackie, and also will recur on the upcoming season of FX’s praised comedy Better Things.

Co-created by Aron Eli Coleite and Brad Peyton based on Brian Ralph’s graphic novel, the 10-episode Daybreak finds 17-year-old high school outcast Josh searching for his missing girlfriend Sam in post-apocalyptic Glendale, CA. Joined by a ragtag group of misfits including a pyromaniac 12-year-old Angelica and Josh’s former high school bully Wesley, now turned pacifist samurai, Josh tries to stay alive amongst the horde of Mad Max-style gangs, zombie-like creatures called Ghoulies, and everything else this brave new world throws at him.

In his first TV series regular role,

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