The new series of psychological horror and comedy ‘Swarm‘ (or ‘Swarm‘) has received rave reviews with its debut on Prime Video. The series, already available on the platform, was created by Donald Glover It is Janine Nabersand follows a young woman who becomes obsessed with a pop star who looks like her. Beyonce.
Dominique Fishback leads the cast as Dre, whose love for a fictional singer takes a dark turn as she delves deeper into fandom. The series also has a star-studded supporting cast, with Chloe Bailey playing her sister Marissa, and Karen Rodriguez playing her friend Erica. The cast also includes Damson Idris, Rory Culkin, Paris Jackson It is Billie Eilish.
On social networks, subscribers praised the production and revealed that they were shocked by the story.
“Swarm” or “Swarm”, new Prime Video miniseries, created by Donald Glover, is almost the materialization in series, of what the ferocity on Twitter and the obsessive cult of artists represents. It’s an acid comedy thriller, oddly intriguing and provocative. pic.twitter.com/Paepb1evSv
— Lucas Maia (@lucasdorefugio) March 18, 2023
I’m watching swarm (swarm) in the prime video and this darling is the personification of fandom freaks who think it’s a heinous crime not to join their sects pic.twitter.com/Zq6y7XcXz0
— little doll (@pra_social) March 18, 2023
a very real madness this horror series from amazon prime #Swarm inspired by Beyonce
— hablando de bbb (@LihLendo) March 18, 2023
This Prime Video Swarm series is so cool, Donald Glover is never wrong
— isaias (@freshprinceofcb) March 18, 2023
I’m watching the swarm series on prime, I’m shocked at how twitter looks like if it were real life lol
— Ian (@Ianmn) March 18, 2023
I liked the prime video swarm series inspired by obsessed fans, it’s exciting and intriguing at the same time
— Karinna (@karinnakf) March 18, 2023
3 minutes of this new prime video series “swarm” or “swarm” and I’m already like this pic.twitter.com/vjoW7xP77Q
— brown skin and I listen to funk (@_janarell1s) March 18, 2023
I don’t know what to feel about Prime’s Swarm series
it’s very bizarre
— nath (@ajalanath) March 17, 2023
The critical consensus for the mystery thriller was quite positive. Currently with 79% in Rotten Tomatoesreviews called it “brilliant” and “brutally violent and darkly hilarious”.
“TV lost a true visionary when Donald Glover’s Atlanta ended a spectacular four-season run on FX last year. Lucky for us, he’s not done making great television yet, and Atlanta fans will be right at home with his new horror thriller, ‘Swarm.’said the TVLine.
A Variety praised Fishback’s performance in his review: “Because the show depends so much on its leadership, ‘Swarm’ is, above all, a spectacular showcase for Fishback. She’s been quietly building up an impressive body of work for years now, and judging by this ravenous turn, she’s stopped sitting still.”
“Without going into spoilers, there are episodes of ‘Swarm’ that are disturbing and shockingly violent and others that are ridiculously funny (and perhaps even shockingly violent)”said the The Hollywood Reporter;
Viewers also enjoyed it, comparing the series to other shows and movies. “So I watched #Swarm yesterday and WOW. This show is like ‘Euphoria’ darker and puts fan culture under a microscope.”said a user on twitter.
Other tweeted: “’Swarm’ is Twitter’s version of ‘American Psycho’… I’m loving this show!.”
The plot follows young Dre (Dominique Fishback), who is taken to dark and unexpected places by her obsession with pop star Marissa (Chloe Bailey).
The series was created by Janine Nabers It is Donald Glover.
The cast still has Damson Idris, Rickey Thompson, Paris Jackson, Rory Culkin, Kiersey Clemons It is Byron Bowers.
nabers serves as showrunner, while glover was responsible for directing the pilot episode.
The series is now available on Prime Video.
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