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Apple TV+ Orders Anthology Series ‘Roar’ Starring Nicole Kidman

Apple TV+ Orders Anthology Series ‘Roar’ Starring Nicole Kidman

Apple TV+ has announced a series order for Roar, a new anthology series of darkly comic feminist fables that will star Academy, Emmy, and Golden Globe Award winner Nicole Kidman; Emmy, Grammy and Tony Award winner Cynthia Erivo; Emmy Award winner Merritt Wever; Golden Globe nominee Alison Brie; and more to be announced at a later date.

Created by Liz Flahive and Carly Mensch (GLOW), and based on a book of short stories by Cecelia Ahern, Roar is a collection of eight half-hour genre-bending episodes, told from a uniquely female point of view. The series is the first to be released under Mensch and Flahive’s overall deal with Apple.

In addition to starring, Kidman will executive produce alongside Per Saari via Blossom Films. Emmy Award-winning producer Bruna Papandrea, Steve Hutensky and Allie Goss will executive produce on behalf of Made Up Stories. Flahive and Mensch will create, showrun and serve as executive producers. Theresa Park will serve as executive producer for her Per Capita Productions and author Cecelia Ahern will executive produce through Greenlight Go. Roar will be produced for Apple by Endeavor Content.

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