The show, from creator Les Bohem (Extant), TriStar Television and Mark Johnson’s Gran Via Productions, takes a darkly comedic look at the underground world of Los Angeles storefront psychics and the organized crime syndicate that runs them. The story centers on around Charlie Haverford (Donovan), a disgruntled player in the organization who finds his cynical worldview challenged when he starts to experience visions that may or may not be real. Misner plays Dr. Nora White, a neuroscientist. Chriqui will play Gina, a hypnotist.
Shut Eye is executive produced by showrunner Bohem and Gran Via Prods’ Johnson and Melissa Bernstein (Breaking Bad).
Misner, who was regular on FX’s The Americans, currently recurs on new Showtime Billions with a deal to return in Season 2 for six more episodes if the series is renewed. She is repped by One Entertainment and attorney Derek Kroeger, Chriqui, who recently was a regular on TNT’s Murder In The First and did an arc on The Grinder, is with Paradigm, Management 360 and attorney Michael Schenkman.