Apple TV+ announces dark comedy series 'Roar' will premiere April 15

Apple Tv Roar Release Date
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What you need to know

  • Apple TV+ has revealed the release date of its new dark comedy series "Roar."
  • The eight-episode anthology series will premiere on Friday, April 15.

The new dark comedy series "Roar" finally got its release date.

In a press release from earlier today, Apple's streaming service announced that "Roar," a new dark comedy series, will premiere on Apple TV+ on Friday, April 15.

The series, which stars Nicole Kidman, Cynthia Erivo, Issa Rae, Alison Brie, Betty Gilpin, Meera Syal, Fivel Stewart, and Kara Hayward, paints an "insightful, poignant and sometimes hilarious portrait of what it means to be a woman today."

"Roar" offers an insightful, poignant and sometimes hilarious portrait of what it means to be a woman today. Featuring a unique blend of magical realism, familiar domestic and professional scenarios, and futuristic worlds, these eight stories mirror the dilemmas of ordinary women in accessible yet surprising ways. How they emerge from their respective journeys speaks to the resiliency that exists within themselves, and with all women.In addition to starring, Kidman executive produces alongside Per Saari and their Emmy Award-wining Blossom Films. Emmy Award-winning producer Bruna Papandrea, Steve Hutensky and Allie Goss executive produce on behalf of Made Up Stories. Creators Flahive and Mensch serve as executive producers and co-showrunners. Author Ahern executive produces through Greenlight Go. and Theresa Park executive produces for her Per Capita Productions. "Roar" is produced for Apple by Endeavor Content.

"Roar" will premiere on Apple TV+ on Friday, April 15, and will join a growing list of original shows and movies on the streaming service. If you want to enjoy the series in the best quality you can, check out our list of the Best TVs for Apple TV 2022 and our review of the new Apple TV 4K.

Joe Wituschek

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