Get ready for a weekend worth of binge-watching! ‘Good Girls Revolt’ is Amazon’s newest drama, and it’s a show you need to be watching. From the stars of the show to the premiere date, here’s everything you need to know about ‘Good Girls Revolt.’
1. When is it premiering?
Good Girls Revolt will premiere Oct. 26 on Amazon Video. All 8 episodes will be released simultaneously.
2. Who is starring in it?
Anna Camp, 34, Genevieve Angelson, 29, Erin Darke, 28, Hunter Parrish, 29, Chris Diamantopoulos, 41, Jim Belushi, 62, Joy Bryant, 42, and Grace Gummer, 30, all star in the Amazon drama series. Anna, Genevieve and Erin are the core trio as Jane, Patti and Cindy. Grace plays legendary journalist, playwright, novelist and producer Nora Ephron.
3. What’s the plot?
The series revolves around a group of young female researches at News of the Week magazine in 1969. The show focuses on women seeking more power in the newsroom. and their quest to be treated fairly. Their request sparks controversial shifts that change everything from friendships to relationships to careers. Good Girls Revolt is based on the book, The Good Girls Revolt, written by Lynn Povich.
4. Is it the new Mad Men?
Having seen the pilot, this period drama does give off Mad Men-esque vibes. The Emmy-winning show did delve into women in the workplace, primarily through Elisabeth Moss’ Peggy, but Good Girls Revolt takes that plot line to a whole new level and views the workplace solely through women’s eyes.
5. The themes of Good Girls Revolt still ring true today.
It’s pretty ironic that Good Girls Revolt is coming out when it is. Even though nearly 50 years have passed since 1969, women are still struggling in the workplace. From the gender pay gap to underrepresentation in leadership roles, there is still a lot to be done in regards to equality for women.
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