EXCLUSIVE: Netflix has assembled the core solid for Model New Cherry Taste, an eight-episode horror-thriller revenge sequence it had been quietly placing collectively for the previous few months.
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Rosa Salazar (Alita: Battle Angel, Undone) leads the solid of the drama, primarily based on the cult horror novel by Todd Grimson and produced by Netflix and UCP.
Catherine Keener (Kidding, Get Out), Eric Lange (Escape at Dannemora, Unbelievable) and two co-stars of departing sequence — Marvel’s Brokers of Protect’s Jeff Ward and The Good Place‘s Manny Jacinto — co-star within the sequence, written by Nick Antosca (The Act, Channel Zero) and Lenore Zion (Billions, Channel Zero).
Model New Cherry Favor is the story of Lisa Nova (Salazar), an aspiring movie director within the sun-drenched however seamy world of 1990 Los Angeles who embarks on a mind-altering journey — from the streets of Beverly Hills to the forests of Brazil — of supernatural revenge.
Antosca government produces by way of his manufacturing banner Eat the Cat alongside Zion. Arkasha Stevenson, who helmed the third season of Syfy’s anthology sequence Channel Zero, will direct the primary episode. The undertaking stems from Antosca’s total deal at UCP the place she co-created and served as co-showrunner on the studio’s Hulu restricted sequence The Act, and created and showran Channel Zero.
Along with her title position in Alita: Battle Angel and her starring position on the sequence Undone, Salazar additionally was lately seen in The Kindergarten Trainer and Netflix hit Birdbox. She is repped by Paradigm and Jackoway Austen.
Oscar nominee Keener, who has one-year deal for Model New Cherry Taste, co-stars on the Showtime sequence Kidding and was lately seen within the Amazon anthology sequence Fashionable Love. She is repped by Gersh.
Lange, coming off notable roles in praised restricted sequence Escape From Dannemora, Netflix’s Unbelievable and a serious arc on the ultimate season of The Man Within the Excessive Citadel, will subsequent be seen within the HBO restricted sequence Perry Mason. He’s repped by Area and Trademark Expertise.
Ward, who performs Deke Shaw on ABC’s Marvel’s Brokers Of S.H.I.E.L.D., starred on the second season of Antosca’s Channel Zero. He’s repped by Paradigm, Nameless and Morris Yorn.
Jacinto, who performs Jason Mendoza on NBC’s The Good Place, will subsequent be seen in Prime Gun: Maverick. He’s with Alchemy Leisure, CAA, Principals Expertise and McKuin Frankel.