facing his premiere on Prime Video on July 7, 2023the streamer reveals the official trailer of the Amazon Original series, The Horror of Dolores Roachwhich has to Justina Machado (One Day at a Time, Jane the Virgin) in a leading role.
Based on Gimlet’s podcast, the series is described as “A grotesque Sweeney Todd-inspired tale of eat or be eaten; a macabre urban legend of love, betrayal, weed, gentrification, cannibalism, and survival of the fittest.”
The Horror of Dolores Roach consists of 8 episodes, 30 minutes long each. Blumhouse Television put The project started in May 2019.
“Dolores Roach is released from prison after 16 years and returns to severely gentrified Washington Heights with $200 and the clothes on her back. Her boyfriend gone missing, her family long gone, Dolores reunites with an old stoner friend, Luis, who gives her room and board and allows her to give massages for cash in the basement below his dilapidated shop, Empanada Loca. , the only remnant of his previous life.”
“When the promise of his new found stability is quickly threatened, ‘Magic Hands Dolores’ is taken to shocking lengths to survive, and faced with unexpected career success, Dolores and Luis become dangerously symbiotic, and Luis must unleash his powers. own peculiar predilections”.
The cast completes it Alexander Hernandez (New Amsterdam), See Updike, K. Todd Freeman, Jean Yoon, Judy Reyes (Smile), Jeffrey Self, Marc Maron (Glow), y Cyndi Lauper.
Aaron Mark is the creator, writer, and director of the podcast on which the series is based; he wrote the pilot for the Amazon Original show, as well as serving as co-showrunner and executive producer with Dara Resnik, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Jason Blum, Chris McCumber, Jeremy Gold and Chris Dickie; Dawn Ostroff, Mimi O’Donnell, Justin McGoldrick, Gloria Calderón, and Roxann Dawson are other of the executive producers. Dawson is directing the pilot episode.