Dare Me (TV series)

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Dare Me
Genre
Based onDare Me
by Megan Abbott
Starring
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
Production
Executive producer(s)
  • Megan Abbott
  • Gina Fattore
  • Peter Berg
  • Michael Lombardo
  • Sarah Condon
  • Karen Rosenfelt
  • Steph Green (pilot)
Production company(s)
Release
Original networkUSA Network
Picture format1080i (HDTV)

Dare Me is an upcoming American TV series based on the novel of the same name. The series was picked up in late January 2019. In November 2019, it was announced that the series will premiere on December 29, 2019.[1]

Premise[edit]

Dare Me follows the lives of competitive high school cheerleaders in "a small Midwestern town".[2]

Cast and characters[edit]

Episodes[edit]

No.Title [6]Directed byWritten byOriginal air date [6]U.S viewers
(millions)
1"Pilot"Steph Green[5]TBADecember 29, 2019 (2019-12-29)TBD

Production[edit]

Development[edit]

On January 28, 2019, the production had been given a series order.[7] The writer of the novel, Megan Abbott, is expected to executive produce alongside Gina Fattore, Peter Berg, Michael Lombardo, Sarah Condon, and Karen Rosenfelt.[5] Production companies involved with the series were slated to include Universal Cable Productions and Film 44.[8] On November 8, 2019, it was announced that the series will premiere on December 29, 2019.[1]

Casting[edit]

On July 25, 2018, Willa Fitzgerald, Herizen Guardiola, and Marlo Kelly were cast in starring roles in the pilot.[2] On August 14, 2018, Rob Heaps, Zach Roerig, Paul Fitzgerald, and Alison Thornton joined the main cast.[3][5] On May 29, 2019, Chris Zylka and Taveeta Syzmanowicz were cast in recurring roles.[9]

Filming[edit]

Principal photography for the first season began on April 22, 2019 and concluded on August 6, 2019 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Gelman, Vlada (November 8, 2019). "TVLine Items: Halo Taps Penny Dreadful Alum, Legacies Promotion and More". TVLine. Retrieved November 14, 2019.
  2. ^ a b c d e Andreeva, Nellie (July 25, 2018). "'Dare Me': Willa Fitzgerald, Herizen Guardiola & Marlo Kelly To Star In USA Pilot". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved June 23, 2019.
  3. ^ a b c d Petski, Denise (August 14, 2018). "'Dare Me': Rob Heaps, Zach Roerig & Paul Fitzgerald Among Eight Cast In USA Pilot". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved June 23, 2019.
  4. ^ Petski, Denise (August 14, 2018). "'Dare Me': Rob Heaps, Zach Roerig & Paul Fitzgerald Among Eight Cast In USA Pilot". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved August 9, 2019.
  5. ^ a b c d Otterson, Joe (January 28, 2019). "USA Network Orders Drama Based on High School Cheerleading Novel 'Dare Me'". Variety. Retrieved June 23, 2019.
  6. ^ a b "Dare Me – Listings". The Futon Critic. Retrieved November 27, 2019.
  7. ^ Goldberg, Lesley (January 28, 2019). "Cheerleading Drama 'Dare Me' Ordered to Series at USA". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved June 23, 2019.
  8. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (January 28, 2019). "'Dare Me' Gets USA Series Order With Netflix Coming In As International Distributor". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved June 23, 2019.
  9. ^ Petski, Denise (April 29, 2019). "'Dare Me': Chris Zylka & Taveeta Syzmanowicz To Recur In USA Network Series". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved July 29, 2019.
  10. ^ "Current Productions | IATSE 873". IATSE 873. Archived from the original on June 23, 2019. Retrieved June 23, 2019.

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