Starz is entering the ring of independent professional wrestling with its upcoming drama High-heels, and we have our first look at the sparring brothers who became wrestlers in the first teaser of the series.
Created and written by Michael Waldron (Rick and Morty, Loki), High-heels will be awarded on Sunday, August 15 at 9 / 8c. The series follows “the promotion of family struggle as two brothers and rivals (Arrowis Stephen Amel as Jack Spade and Vikings Alexander Ludwig as younger brother Ace) war for the inheritance of their late father “, reads the official description. “In the ring, someone has to play the good man, and someone has to play his enemy, the heel. But in the real world, these characters can be difficult to perform … or difficult to leave behind. “
In the trailer released on Sunday (embedded above), we notice the first glances of Jack and Ace ̵
The cast of the drama includes Alison Luff (New Amsterdam) as Staci Spade, Jack’s wife, who struggles to fight the emotional stakes her parents-in-law have invested in their wrestling goals; Mary McCormack (The west wing) as Willie Day, a business partner of Jack and the logistics brains behind the local wrestling organization; Kelly Berglund (Now the Apocalypse) as Crystal Tyler, valet and love interest of Ace; Alan Maldonado (The last OG) like Rooster Robbins, one of the best wrestlers on the track, who always has something to prove; two-time Super Bowl champion James Harrison as Apocalypse, a tour type with no illusions of fame and glory, and Bauer as Wild Bill Hancock, a former wrestling star who is now a high-level professional scout.
Mike O’Malley (Shameless) serves as executive producer and showrunner, with Peter Seagal (The remorse of the survivor) on board as co-EP and director.
Watch the trailer by pressing PLAY in the video above, then tell us if you will be in the ring in August.