The show is helmed by ‘Once’ and ‘Begin Again’ director John Carney, and stars the like of Anne Hathaway, Tina Fey, Dev Patel among others.
Streaming platform Amazon Prime has released the trailer of its upcoming web series Modern Love – that is based on the popular New York Times column of the same name. For years, the column that carries personal essays and stories on romance and relationships in today’s times has earned a global following.
The show, which is an anthology, will explore various themes revolving around love and dating, and is based on eight stories from the column. An array of big names such as Anne Hathaway, Tina Fey, Dev Patel, Catherine Keener and so on star in the much-anticipated web series with standalone episodes that will be running for half hour each.
It will be covering almost everything, right from a married couple trying to save their relationship, to a young pregnant woman who comes ahead in terms with her life, to an entrepreneur and a journalist who keep on hitting it off with each other, each of the storylines will be having diverse undertones relating to mixed feelings of fidelity, self-love, coming-of-age, and many more.
John Carney, the ace director is well known for his movies like Once, Begin Again, and Sing Street and has played different roles as a writer, director and executive producer of the series. Actor Emmy Rossum, from the TV series Shameless, has also been roped in for directing an episode of the show. The series is produced by the Storied Media Group and the New York Times.
Modern Love is set to stream on Amazon Prime Video from October 18.