A female empowerment bodybuilding drama series with the working title Stronger is one of Netflix’s upcoming projects. It will star and be executive produced by Insecure star Yvonne Orji. Sheldon Turner, whose work includes Up in the Air, for which he received an Oscar nomination for Best Adapted Screenplay, is the project’s creator and author. His previous works include The Longest Yard, Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning, and X-Men: First Class. Stronger on Netflix is produced by D.C. Wade and Jennifer Klein. What else do we know about Netflix’s Stronger?
Orji recently finished playing Molly, Issa Dee’s (Issa Rae) best friend, on the HBO comedy series Insecure, for which she was nominated for a supporting actor Emmy. In addition to headlining her own 2020 HBO special, Momma, I Made It, Orji has opened for Chris Rock in a number of national venues, including Madison Square Garden and the Barclays. She is now finishing up post-production on the network’s second special.
What is the storyline in Stronger?
The subtitle for Netflix’s Stronger is as follows:
Toni Winslow, a single mother who feels invisible and irrelevant, will be followed by Stronger. She develops a bodybuilding obsession as she investigates the surprisingly thin line separating self-empowerment from self-destruction, and she will go through a physical as well as an emotional transformation.
Who is in the cast of Stronger?
In August 2022, it was announced that Emmy nominee Yvonne Orji would lead the cast of Netflix’s Stronger. Insecure, Night School, Tempting Fate, and other shows have featured Orji.
When will Stronger be available on Netflix?
Netflix’s Stronger has been in pre-production since August 2022, according to IMDb Pro. We’re still waiting for filming dates to be announced, but we should find out soon.
Stronger hasn’t been given a release date by Netflix, but given its early development stage, we can probably expect it in late 2023 or 2024. Netflix hasn’t said how many episodes this series will have, but six to eight is a safe bet given the Netflix standard these days.