Whereas we mentioned an unexpectedly early goodbye to GLOW final fall, we’re set to get a brand new challenge from collection creators Liz Flahive and Carly Mensch, who’re bringing their skills to Apple TV+ with their upcoming present Roar. Apple introduced the anthology collection at this time and revealed its all-star solid, which incorporates Nicole Kidman, Cynthia Erivo, Merritt Wever, and GLOW star Alison Brie.
Described as a collection of “darkly comedian feminist fables,” Roar relies on a guide of brief tales by writer Cecelia Ahern. The primary season of the present will encompass eight half-hour episodes, every “informed from a uniquely feminine perspective,” per at this time’s Apple TV+ press launch. Roar marks the primary challenge launched beneath Mensch and Flahive’s general take care of Apple.
Alongside together with her starring function within the present, Kidman may even govt produce Roar with Per Saari through Blossom Movies, together with Made Up Tales’ govt producers Bruna Papandrea, Steve Hutensky and Allie Goss. Flahive and Mensch are listed as creators, showrinners and govt producers on Roar. They’ll be joined by govt producer Theresa Park from Per Capita Productions and Ahern, who will govt produce via Greenlight Go.
Whereas Apple didn’t reveal too many plot particulars about Flahive and Mensch’s new collection, the outline for Ahern’s “Roar” summarizes the guide as an exploration of “the countless methods through which girls blaze via adversity with wit, resourcefulness, and compassion.”
The Roar solid is full of expertise that’s been in excessive demand over the previous couple years. Kidman final starred in HBO’s The Undoing and Netflix’s The Promenade, and is about to seem on Hulu subsequent in 9 Good Strangers, an adaptation of Massive Little Lies writer Liane Moriarty’s 2018 novel. Erivo, who had a breakout function in 2019’s Harriet, just lately appeared in HBO’s The Outsider and the Aretha Franklin collection Genius. She’s set to seem in Chaos Strolling subsequent. Wever, who’s starred in Nurse Jackie and The Strolling Useless, starred in HBO’s Run and Netflix’s Unbelievable. And Brie, who’s reuniting with the GLOW creators for Roar, is thought for her roles on Mad Males, Group, and BoJack Horseman. Her latest work consists of The Rental and Hulu’s Happiest Season.