The anthology series “Roar” shows stories that are rarely found in everyday life. Gender, racial hatred, unwillingness to live a real life and other troubles make the main characters of the picture think more about self-determination and finding ways to move away from trigger factors…
“Roar ss 2”: release date, announcement
The continuation of the anthology “Roar” has not been officially announced, but there are all the prerequisites for the season 2. Despite the average ratings of the released episodes, film critics are confident that with a large amount of material for film adaptation, the anthology series may well have several seasons. In this case, the continuation of the picture will most likely be released in the spring of 2023. This is not yet confirmed data, so we are waiting for official statements.
In 2018, in the wake of people’s hatred of the famous producer Harvey Weinstein, accused of harassment, writer Cecelia Ahern published a collection of stories about how hard it is for people who are considered “abnormal” by the standards of modern society. And here’s what happened…
Los Angeles today. Wanda Shepard, who has become popular in an instant, flies to Los Angeles to meet with big businessmen who are interested in her book. In it, Wanda described the life of a black woman in 19 chapters. These were years full of resentment against whites, their racial superiority and the injustice of the state system.
Much to Wanda’s regret, the people around her didn’t notice her. They did not hear the words, did not understand what she wanted. Cars did not give way, people in stores shamelessly stood in front of her in line and could easily not notice the place where she sits. The louder Wanda tried to make herself known, the less she was heard. As if this is her fate — to remain unnoticed by anyone …
Frame from the TV showAnother woman, Robin, is forced to take care of her mother. Alzheimer’s disease is progressing and the old woman is increasingly out of her mind. It hurts to look at the torment of a loved one, but pity does not help Robin easily endure the terrible nature of her mother. Trying to escape from the world of duties, Robin eats photos from her childhood — they give her the opportunity to remember the time when everything was wonderful…
Every episode is a new story invented by Irish novelist Cecelia Ahern. To help the writer, 2 worthy screenwriters who previously worked on the TV series “GLOW” were chosen: Liz Flahive and Carly Mensch. Their previous project was about female wrestlers who had to prove to the world that there is no gender in the ring — there is only place for the show. “GLOW” is considered a successful project with three seasons already released.
Actors and their roles
The first season of the TV show “Roar” contains 8 episodes, each of which is about one woman, with her story and experience. Let’s list some of the characters:
- Wanda — the heroine of the episode 1 of the season 1; an unknown black woman who came to Los Angeles after a well-written book; hoped to take part in the filming of a TV series, to help write the script, but based on her book, they made a virtual game in which the player lives the life of a black girl; as a result, it turns out to be unheard by partners — Issa Rae.
- Robin — the heroine of the episode 2 of the season 1; works as a hairdresser; from school in love with a man who is now her husband; lives in the suburbs with two sons; goes to the mother’s house to take the old woman to her on a permanent basis; eats photographs in the hope of reliving the moment captured in the picture — Nicole Kidman.
- The first season of the picture appeared on April 15, 2022 — all 8 episodes were shown on the same day.
- The TV show was composed by Isobel Waller-Bridge, best known for the soundtrack to the TV series “Fleabag”. The painting became one of Isobel’s most successful works. Her sister Phoebe played a major role in it.
- The executive producer was Per Saari, one of the few men who worked behind the scenes on the project. It so happened that the directors, screenwriters, artists turned out to be women. Saari previously worked with Nicole Kidman on the TV series “Big Little Lies” and has been her friend since Nicole’s marriage to Tom Cruise.
- Issa Rae has been known to viewers ever since she launched the web show “The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl”. Later, she played a major role in the TV series “Insecure”, becoming even more recognizable.
- Filming took place in Los Angeles, California from late May to early August 2021. Two months of hard work is an excellent speed for creating an 8-episode project.
Roar Season 2: release date
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