‘The Cosmopolitans,’ ‘Really,’ and ‘Red Oaks’ to Premiere on Amazon August 28th
Variety reports that Amazon just announced the premiere date for its next batch of pilots up for consideration. Out of the next five series slated to premiere on the streaming network later this month on August 28th are half-hour comedies The Cosmopolitans, Really, and Red Oaks. Here’s an overview of what you can expect from each series:
- The Cosmopolitans: Written, directed, and produced by Whit Stillman, The Cosmopolitans follows “a group of young American expatriates in Paris searching for love and friendship in a foreign city.” The pilot stars Adam Brody, Chloë Sevigny, Carrie MacLemore, Dree Hemingway, Freddy Åsblom, Shaun Evans, and Adriano Giannini.
- Really: Written, directed, and starring Broken Lizard’s Jay Chandrasekhar, Really follows a group of thirtysomething friends in Chicago led by Chandrasekhar as a “happily, messily married neurologist Jed” and Sarah Chalke as “lawyer/mom Lori.” Cast also includes Selma Blair, Luka Jones, Travis Schuldt, Lindsay Sloane, Hayes Macarthur, and Collette Wolfe.
- Red Oaks: Directed by Pineapple Express and Eastbound and Down’s David Gordon Green and produced by Steven Soderbergh, Red Oaks is an ’80s-set coming-of-age comedy starring Craig Roberts as a college student who lands a summer job as an assistant tennis pro at a suburban New Jersey country club. Paul Reiser, Richard Kind, Jennifer Grey, and Oliver Cooper also star.