“High Desert” A Dark Comedy Series Is Set To Premiere On Apple TV+

On May 17, 2023, Apple TV+ will launch its next dark comedy series, High Desert. The first three episodes will be released on Wednesday, May 17, and the remainder will be released weekly on Wednesdays. Patricia Arquette and Rupert Friend play the primary characters in the series. The plot centers on Peggy, a former addict who desires to rebuild her life after the loss of her mother. She chooses to work as a private investigator. The narrative takes place in the lovely setting of Yucca Valley, California. On April 19, 2023, the trailer for High Desert was uploaded on YouTube, and it piqued people’s interest in the program.

According to the synopsis of the new Apple TV+ program, Peggy is eager to restart her life following her mother’s death. It is said that Peggy and her mother resided in Yucca Valley, California, a tiny desert hamlet. Peggy, however, chooses to become a private investigator in order to begin her life following her mother’s death.

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High Desert reunites Patricia Arquette and Ben Stiller.

After their previous humorous appearance in Flirting with Disaster, actress Patricia Arquette and filmmaker Ben Stiller have reunited in this series. They also worked together on the AFI award-winning Apple production Severance and the drama series Escape at Dannemora. Another creative reunion would be that of High Desert executive producers and filmmakers Ben Stiller and Jay Roach. Previously, the two collaborated on the comedic trilogy Meet the Parents, Meet the Fockers, and Little Fockers.

The show is directed by Jay Roach, but it was previously reported that Ben Stiller would direct the first episode. Nancy Fichman, Katie Ford, and Jennifer Hoppe-House conceived the program, which Patricia Arquette will star in and executive produce with Ben Stiller.

A short glance at the forthcoming show’s premise and characters

According to official descriptions, the High Desert will feature eight episodes in total, with the first three being published on the premiere date. According to the show’s trailer and synopsis, Peggy is an unorthodox woman who makes dubious life choices. It demonstrates that her mother has always accepted Peggy’s decisions in the past. Peggy, on the other hand, is striving to begin her life following their mother’s death, while her siblings continue to judge her for taking drugs in the past.

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As Peggy chooses to become a private investigator, the program seems to have a family drama narrative with comedic and daring components and an amazing ensemble. The vehicle accidents that merge in with Peggy’s personality will also be memorable.

The series will also include the following actors:

  • Denny, Peggy’s ex, is an undoubtedly charming parolee and a tireless operator played by Matt Dillon.
  • Rupert Friend plays Guru Bob, a local ex-anchorman who rebrands himself as a mystic desert celebrity after a traumatic experience.
  • Carol, Peggy’s best friend – the bored fiancé of an ER doctor and a lenient new stepmother — is played by Weruche Opia.

Brad Garrett, Bernadette Peters, Carmine Giovinazzo, Christine Taylor, Jeffrey Vincent Parise, Carlo Rota, and Tracy Vilar are among the other cast members.

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