Apple TV+ has ordered a new anthology series ‘Roar’, that will feature darkly comic feminist fables. Created by Liz Flahive and Carly Mensch (‘Glow’), ‘Roar’ is based on a book of short stories by Cecelia Ahern, who will also executive produce it through Greenlight Go.
‘Roar’ will have a star-studded cast that includes Academy, Emmy and Golden Globe Award winner Nicole Kidman; Emmy, Grammy and Tony Award winner Cynthia Erivo; Emmy Award winner Merritt Wever; Golden Globe nominee Alison Brie. Rest of the cast will be announced soon by Apple TV+.
As per Apple, ‘Roar’ is a collection of eight half-hour genre-bending episodes, told from a uniquely female point of view. Apart from creating, Flahive and Mensch will serve as show-runners and executive producers for ‘Roar’, that marks their first project to be released as part of their overall deal with Apple TV+.
Nicole Kidman will not only star but also executive produce ‘Roar’ alongside Per Saari via Blossom Films. Emmy Award-winning producer Bruna Papandrea, Steve Hutensky and Allie Goss will executive produce for Made Up Stories and Theresa Park will executive produce for her Per Capita Productions. Endeavor Content will produce ‘Roar’ for Apple.
‘Roar’ will join a growing lineup of Apple Original anthology series including the Film Independent Spirit, GLAAD and NAACP Image Award-nominated ‘Little America’. The new series will also make its global debut on Apple TV+ alongside highly anticipated female-led Apple Originals including ‘Physical’, a new dramedy from creator Annie Weisman, and starring and executive produced by Rose Byrne that will premiere this summer; ‘The Last Thing He Told Me’, starring Julia Roberts, and written by Oscar winner Josh Singer and Laura Dave; ‘High Desert’, from creator and writer Nancy Fichman, and starring and executive produced by Patricia Arquette; ‘Lessons in Chemistry’, starring and executive produced by Brie Larson, and written and executive produced by written by Susannah Grant and many more.
Apple TV+ is yet to reveal the release date of star-packed dark comedy anthology series ‘Roar’, until then stay tuned to binged.com for all the latest updates!