Starring Laura Linney in her Golden Globe Award-winning and Emmy-nominated role as Cathy Jamison, suburban wife, mother, and teacher whose cancer diagnosis forces her to shake up her life, The Big C will wrap its three-season run with, The Big C: Hereafter, a four-part limited event series designed to bring the story to its conclusion.
The Big C: Hereafter stars Linney, Oliver Platt, John Benjamin Hickey, Gabriel Basso and Gabourey Sidibe. The limited event series is produced by Sony Pictures Television, and was created by Darlene Hunt, who also serves as executive producer, along with showrunner/executive producer Jenny Bicks.
Laura Linney, Vivian Cannon, Neal H. Moritz, Michael Engler and Richard Heus are also executive producers. Celebrated actress Kathy Najimy and fashion icon Isaac Mizrahi guest star.
Najimy appears in all four episodes as Cathy's (Linney) no-nonsense therapist who helps her deal with the challenges she faces. Mizrahi, who appears in several episodes as himself, plays a fashion mentor to Andrea (Sidibe), who will start design school.
The series focuses on Cathy Jamison (Linney), a reserved, suburban wife/mother/teacher whose terminal cancer diagnosis forces her to shake up her life and find the light side of a dark situation.
The Big C was created and written by Darlene Hunt, who serves as executive producer, along with writer/showrunner Jenny Bicks, Laura Linney, Neal H. Moritz and Vivian Cannon. It was produced by Sony Pictures Television.