Kiernan Shipka and Diane Kruger star in the Roku Original series Swimming with Sharks. Based on the 1994 film, showrunner Kathleen Robertson puts a 21st century twist on classic Hollywood mentalities.
On this episode of Open Dialogue, Noel T. Manning II speaks with Robertson, Kruger and Shipka about the realities of this west coast entertainment industry and its reflections on this new episodic take on Swimming with Sharks.
Clips are used by permission for promotional purposes.
When Lou (Kiernan Shipka) starts her internship for Joyce (Diane Kruger), she seems like a naïve Hollywood newcomer. In truth, Lou has been obsessed with Joyce for a long time and will do anything to get close to her… even kill.
All six episodes in the series are available April 15th, 2022 for Roku subscribers.
Noel T. Manning is a member of the CCA, SEFCA and the NCFCA and is also the host of the television program and radio show Meet Me at the Movies. He’s the founder of the Real to Reel Film Fest and is an adjunct professor of film studies. When he’s not embracing mainstream, indie, international, documentary or art films, he’s digging into the world of cinema by chatting with principle individuals involved in various aspects of the filmmaking industry.
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