Prime Video has dropped the first Swarm teaser trailer for Donald Glover’s forthcoming thriller drama about a young fangirl who has taken her obsession to another level. The series will be available for streaming on March 17.
The video features BAFTA nominee Dominique Fishback as Dre whose gets obsessed with a Beyoncé-inspired pop star which will somehow lead her to a dark path.
Check out the Swarm teaser trailer below:
Swarm is created by Atlanta vets Donald Glover and Janine Nabers, who described the project as an “antihero story” that will be told “through the lens of a Black, modern-day woman.” Nabers has also been set as a showrunner, with Glover directing the pilot. In addition to Fishback, Chloë Bailey and Damson Idris will also star.
“It tells the story of Dre (Fishback), a young woman who is obsessed with a fictional pop star (whose oeuvre and aesthetic are very similar to Beyoncé’s),” reads the synopsis. “The show is a dive into Dre’s life, her fandom, and how it takes her to dark, unexpected places.”
The series will be executive produced by Glover and Nabers, with Fishback serving as a producer. It has also been confirmed that Malia Obama has joined the show’s writer’s lineup.