We chat with the stars of Prime’s newest series as they get into all of the people-eating of the Horros of Dolores Roach.
Cannibal stories are a tough nut to crack as they automatically turn off a large part of the audience just from their central concept. As shown by shows like Santa Claria Diet there is still a market for them. The Horror of Dolores Roach, adapted from the popular podcast, also draws a lot of inspiration from Sweeney Todd. If you’re familiar with the story, it will be easy to guess where Dolores Roach is going. There are plenty of twists and turns to keep you entertained. The performances are what make this show so special. I was thrilled to have the opportunity to talk to Justina Machado and her co-stars Alejandro Hernadez Kita Updike and K. Todd Freeman to find out just how much each of them brings to the table. Join me as we discuss what you can expect from the show and how much fun they had filming it. Join me as I tell you what to expect from the show, and how much they enjoyed filming it.
The horror of Dolores Roach plot summary: Dolores Roach is released from prison 16 years after her arrest and returns home to a gentrified Washington Heights. She reunites an old stoner, Luis (Alejandro Hernandez), and he lets her live in his basement empanada shop as a massage therapist. When her newfound stability is threatened, “Magic Hands”, Dolores, is forced to extremes in order to survive. Read our review!