The Apple TV+ Series 'Roar' has added Four new Cast Members including Betty Gilpin who's known for her roles in GLOW & Nurse Jackie
In March Patently Apple posted a report titled "Apple TV+ has ordered a Female Driven Anthology Series titled 'Roar' Staring Nicole Kidman who doubles as Executive Producer. Today we're learning about new cast members that are joining 'Roar,' including Betty Gilpin along with Meera Syal, Fivel Stewart, and Kara Hayward. In addition to Kidman and Brie, they join previously cast Cynthia Erivo and Merritt Wever.
Betty Gilpin is best known for portraying Debbie "Liberty Belle" Eagan in the Netflix comedy series GLOW (2017–2019), for which she was nominated for three Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series. She also starred as Dr. Carrie Roman in the Showtime comedy-drama series Nurse Jackie (2013–2015).
In 'Roar' - Gilpin will play Amelia, a woman so strikingly beautiful that her husband builds her a shelf to sit upon in their home.
Syal will play Anu, a woman stuck in a lackluster marriage who decides to shake up her life and return her husband to the very store she first purchased him from.
Stewart will play Jane, an angsty teenage girl who loves horses and doesn’t love much of anything else these days; she embarks on a revenge journey when her father is murdered.
Hayward will play Millie, the preacher’s daughter and Jane’s childhood friend — the last person you’d want to bring on a revenge journey with you.
Roar is based on Cecelia Ahern’s book of short stories. The series, produced by Endeavor Content, will feature eight, half-hour episodes, each told from a female point of view. For more on this, read the full Deadline report.
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