Girls Rock the Boys in Alison Brie’s New Netflix ‘GLOW’ Teaser
There’s a smorgasbord of Jenji Kohan coming to Netflix this summer, but we’re admittedly more curious for ‘80s wrestling dramedy GLOW. Watch Alison Brie become a gorgeous (and villainous?) lady of wrestling in a stylish new teaser for the June premiere.
In lieu of a new trailer, Brie herself shared the latest look at our Friday, June 23 premiere, set appropriately to Quiet Riot. In addition to the teaser below, Yahoo also has a look at the new posters:
So reads the new GLOW synopsis:
GLOW tells the fictional story of Ruth Wilder (Brie), an out-of-work, struggling actress in 1980s Los Angeles who finds one last chance for stardom when she’s thrust into the glitter and spandex world of women’s wrestling. In addition to working with 12 Hollywood misfits, Ruth also has to compete with Debbie Eagan (Betty Gilpin) a former soap actress who left the business to have a baby, only to be sucked back into work when her picture perfect life is not what it seems. And at the wheel is Sam Sylvia (Marc Maron), a washed-up, B-movie director who now must lead this group of women on the journey to wrestling stardom.
The series also stars Betty Gilpin as Debbie Eagan, Marc Maron as Sam Sylvia, Britney Young as Carmen Wade, Ellen Wong as Jenny, Sydelle Noel as Cherry Bang, Britt Baron as Justine, Jackie Tohn as Melrose, Kimmy Gatewood as Stacey, Rebekka Johnson as Dawn, Kate Nash as Rhonda, Sunita Mani as Arthie, Kia Stevens as Tammé and Gayle Rankin as Sheila the She Wolf.
The new scripted series is inspired by the actual “Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling” league that emerged in the ‘80s. Following its 1986 debut, the original G.L.O.W. became an unscripted syndicated series, eventually transitioning to events and parties. Kohan and fellow Orange Is the New Black vet Tara Herrmann will serve as executive producer, with the prison dramedy’s Carly Mensch showrunning alongside Liz Flahive.
Check out first teaser, photos and the original G.L.O.W. below, and stay tuned for more details on Netflix’s new series.