The trailer for Roar shows that the anthology series lives up to its reputation as “darkly comic feminist fables”. It will premiere on Apple TV+ in mid-April, but the trailer gives a first look at the lineup of episodes.
And it’s not the only black comedy headed for the streaming service. Apple also announced on Thursday bad sisterswhich will debut later in 2022.
Roar brings feminism to the fore
In Roar, women eat photographs, date ducks, live on shelves like trophies. Their stories span genres from magical realism to psychological horror. The episodes are deliberately extreme to draw attention to bigger issues.
The series will star Oscar, Emmy and Golden Globe winner Nicole Kidman, as well as Emmy, Grammy and Tony winner Cynthia Erivo; Emmy-nominated Issa Rae; Merritt Wever, Emmy winner; SAG Award nominee Alison Brie; Emmy-nominated Betty Gilpin and more.
Apple TV+ will air eight episodes of Roar simultaneously on Friday, April 15, 2022.
bad sisters focuses on an unusual set of siblings
A mixture of both black comedy and thriller, bad sisters follows the lives of the Garvey sisters, who are bound together by the untimely death of their parents and a promise to always protect each other.
Sharon Horgan, Emmy nominee (Disaster, shining valley) is the creator and the star. The series will also star Anne-Marie Duff (Suffragette, The Salisbury Poisonings), Eva Birthistle (Brooklyn, The Last Kingdom), Sarah Greene (Frank of Ireland, Dublin Murders) and Eve Hewson (Behind her Eyes, The Luminaries).
The date bad sisters The premiere on Apple’s streaming service was not announced Thursday.
Watch either Roar Where bad sisters comes with a $4.99 per month subscription to Apple TV+. They will join many other films and series. In the next two weeks will come the drama prime ministers Pachinko and the spy thriller slow horses.