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Vida, Sweetbitter: Half-Hour Drama Series Set for May Release Date on Starz

The hour-long comedy-drama or "dramedy" has been a thing since at least the 1980s series, The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd. Far more rare is the half-hour drama, but it does exist. This spring, Starz is introducing two such TV series, on Sunday, May 6, 2018 at a time Tba. The Vida TV show stars Mishel Prada and Melissa Barrera as two Mexican-American sisters from La's Eastside. Meanwhile, the Sweetbitter TV series stars Ella Purnell as Tess, a young woman who goes to New York City, for a fresh start. Read More…
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‘Sweetbitter’ Panel Defends Its Place In #MeToo Era

The star and creators of Starz’ new half-hour drama series Sweetbitter came to TCA today, where they took some uncharacteristically tough questions. The series is based on Stephanie Danler's national best-selling novel of the same name about 22-year-old Tess who, shortly after arriving in New York City in 2006, lands a job at a celebrated downtown restaurant, where she’s introduced to drugs, alcohol, love, lust, dive bars, and fine dining. TV critics, however, had #MeToo…
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N.Y.C. Now Casting: New Starz Series ‘Sweetbitter’ Is Seeking Restaurant Patrons + 2 More Gigs

Hold back on the bitter because today’s casting roundup is three parts sweet. The upcoming Starz series “Sweetbitter,” which follows a recent NYC transplant who lands a job at a celebrated downtown restaurant and is introduced to a chaotic but alluring world, is casting background actors to play rich and ritzy restaurant patrons. There are also opportunities available for fit models in an athletic sportswear ad and ballet dancers for an upcoming FX pilot! “Sweetbitter,” Rich Restaurant Patrons Nonunion actors are currently sought for “Sweetbitter,” a new series based on the novel of the same name. Male and female talent, aged 20–50, are wanted to portray rich restaurant patrons, such as young professionals, old New York faces, advertising and lawyer types, businessmen, and rich kid types, in background roles. The production will shoot Nov. 13 in NYC over a full day. Pay is $121 for 10 hours of work. Apply here! Athletic Sportswear
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Caitlin FitzGerald Joins Sweetbitter

Caitlin FitzGerald Joins Sweetbitter
Caitlin FitzGerald is raising a glass to in her latest role: a key character in Starz’s upcoming Sweetbitter.

The Masters of Sex alum will play self-possessed sommelier Simone in the premium cabler’s upcoming adaptation of Stephanie Danler’s bestselling novel, the network announced Tuesday.

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Sweetbitter is the coming-of-age story of Tess, a 22-year-old who arrives in New York City and begins working at a “celebrated downtown restaurant.” Before long, she finds herself immersed in “a world of drugs, alcohol, love, lust,
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