Sex Education producer Eleven has introduced the younger solid of the upcoming BBC and Netflix eight-part horror collection Red Rose, according to Variety. Currently filming on location in Bolton, North West England, Red Rose follows a bunch of British college students who obtain a menacing app that exposes them to an evil entity. The collection is written by twin screenwriters Michael and Paul Clarkson, who collaborated on Netflix horror collection The Haunting of Bly Manor as writers and co-producers.
The revealed solid contains Amelia Clarkson (The Last Kingdom), Isis Hainsworth (Metal Lords), Ali Khan (The School For Good and Evil), Ellis Howard (Catherine the Great), Ashna Rabheru (Sex Education), Adam Nagaitis (The Man with the Iron Heart), Natalie Gavin (Line of Duty), and Samuel Anderson (Doctor Who). Laurence Olivier Bursary winner Natalie Blair and Harry Redding (at present showing in To Kill a Mockingbird on London’s West End) will make their tv debuts on Red Rose. Casting is by Kharmel Cochrane (The Northman).
In an announcement, Michael and Paul Clarkson mentioned:
“We are thrilled with the talented cast that we’ve assembled in ‘Red Rose.’ They have so brilliantly captured the spirit of the North with their nuanced, devastating and hilarious performances. We can’t wait for the rest of the world to fall in love with them, just as we have. They’re doing Bolton – and us – proud.”
Red Rose is a co-production between Eleven and Entertainment One (eOne) for BBC Three and Netflix. The horror collection is directed by Ramon Salazar (Elite), Henry Blake (County Lines) and Lisa Siwe (The Bridge). It is govt produced by Joel Wilson, Carissa Hope Lynch and Jamie Campbell for Eleven, Nawfal Faizullah and Mona Qureshi for the BBC and Polly Williams. Olivia Trench co-executive produces for Eleven and Camilla Bray (Lynn + Lucy) joins as producer.
“We are delighted that Michael and Paul’s fantastic scripts have attracted such a brilliant cast of rising stars, and we’re sure audiences will love this gang of misfits as they fight to survive Red Rose,” BBC’s Faizullah mentioned.
What We Know About the Red Rose Story
Red Rose follows a bunch of mates throughout a summer season within the Bolton moors whose lives are impacted by a sinister app. Rumors encompass the mysterious app, and finally lead Rochelle Jones to obtain Red Rose. The app encourages customers to undertake more and more harmful challenges and threatens them with penalties if they do not comply with by means of. Rochelle unveils a world of horror, seemingly within the type of a supernatural entity, and the good friend group should come collectively to battle evil.
The collection type has been in comparison with horror favorites It Follows, Get Out and Scream. Red Rose is an exploration of the difficult relationship between teenagers and their on-line personas and, at its core, is a story of friendship.
Red Rose will air on BBC Three and BBC iPlayer within the U.Ok. and Netflix for the remainder of the world. Worldwide distribution is managed by eOne.
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