The highly anticipated female-driven anthology series “Roar,” will premiere globally with all eight episodes on Apple TV+ on Friday, April 15, 2022.
The series is the first to be released under “Roar” creators and co-showrunners Carly Mensch and Liz Flahive’s (“GLOW”) overall deal with Apple TV+, and features an all-star cast that includes Academy, Emmy and Golden Globe Award winner Nicole Kidman (“Being the Ricardos”), who also executive produces; Emmy, Grammy, and Tony Award winner Cynthia Erivo; six-time Emmy Award nominee Issa Rae; Emmy Award winner Merritt Wever; SAG Award nominee Alison Brie; three-time Emmy Award nominee Betty Gilpin; and Meera Syal, Fivel Stewart and Kara Hayward.
“Roar” portrays what it means to be a woman today in an informative, sensitive, and at times hilarious way.
These eight stories reflect the challenges of regular women in approachable yet startling ways, with a unique blend of magical realism, familiar domestic and professional circumstances, and futuristic realms. The way they emerge from their individual paths demonstrates the resiliency that resides within them and among all women.
Kidman executive produces alongside Per Saari and their Emmy Award-winning Blossom Films, in addition to acting. Bruna Papandrea, Steve Hutensky, and Allie Goss, all Emmy Award winners, executive produce on behalf of Made Up Stories. Executive producers and co-showrunners are Flahive and Mensch, the show’s creators.
Theresa Park executive produces for her Per Capita Productions, while author Ahern executive produces through Greenlight Go. Endeavor Content produces “Roar” for Apple.