Blumhouse’s cannibal series, The Horror of Dolores Roach, will be released on Prime Video on July 7th, and we have a first look. A trailer for the show has been unveiled online, building anticipation for its premiere. Based on the Gimlet podcast of the same name, the series is a collaboration between Blumhouse Television, Gimlet, and GloNation Studios.
The plot revolves around the title character, Dolores Roach (played by Justina Machado), who returns to a gentrified Washington Heights after serving a 16-year prison sentence. With minimal belongings and her boyfriend missing, Dolores reconnects with her old friend Luis. He offers her shelter in the basement of his dilapidated store, Empanada Loca, where she earns money by giving massages. However, her newfound stability is soon jeopardized, leading Dolores to take drastic measures for survival.
The cast of the series includes Machado, Alejandro Hernandez, Kita Updike, K. Todd Freeman, Jean Yoon, Judy Reyes, Jeffery Self, Marc Maron, and Cyndi Lauper. Aaron Mark, the creator of The Horror of Dolores Roach, originally introduced the story as a one-woman play featuring Daphne Rubin-Vega. Rubin-Vega reprised the role for the podcast adaptation, which was written and directed by Mark. Now, Mark serves as the showrunner for Amazon’s The Horror of Dolores Roach show, alongside Dara Resnik.
The executive producers of The Horror of Dolores Roach show include Aaron Mark, Dara Resnik, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Gloria Calderón Kellett, Jason Blum from Blumhouse TV, Chris McCumber, Jeremy Gold, Dawn Ostroff from Spotify, Mimi O’Donnell, Justin McGoldrick, and pilot director Roxann Dawson.
Last Updated on June 12, 2023.