Brand New Cherry Flavor (TV Mini Series 2021) Review & Details

Brand New Cherry Flavor (TV Mini Series 2021)
Brand New Cherry Flavor (TV Mini Series 2021)
Brand New Cherry Flavor (TV Mini Series 2021)

Nick Antosca and Lenore Zion developed the American horror drama streaming television limited series Brand New Cherry Flavor, which is based on Todd Grimson’s novel of the same name. Rosa Salazar, Catherine Keener, Eric Lange, Manny Jacinto, and Jeff Ward feature in the series. On August 14, 2021, Netflix released the series.

Brand New Cherry Flavor (2021) Synopsis

Lisa N. Nova (Rosa Salazar) arrives in Los Angeles determined to make her debut film. However, when she places her confidence in the wrong person and is stabbed in the back, everything goes wrong and a dream project becomes a nightmare. There are zombies, hit men, ghostly cats, and a mystery tattoo artist who likes to curse people in this nightmare. In order to make it out alive, Lisa will have to unravel some mysteries from her own history.

Series Details

  • TV Network: Netflix
  • Premiere Date: Aug 13, 2021
  • Genre: Horror, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
  • Executive producers: Nick Antosca , Lenore Zion
  • Countries of origin: Canada, United States
  • Language: English
  • Also known as: Новий смак вишні
  • Filming locations: The Bridge Studios, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
  • Production companies: Eat the Cat, Netflix, Universal Content Productions (UCP)

Brand New Cherry Flavor(2021) Cast

  • Rosa Salazar as Lisa Nova
  • Catherine Keener as Boro / Jennifer Nathans
  • Eric Lange as Lou Burke
  • Jeff Ward as Roy Hardaway
  • Manny Jacinto as Chris / Code
  • Hannah Levien as Christine
  • Siena Werber as Mary Gray / Boro
  • Daniel Doheny as Jonathan Burke
  • Leland Orser as Mike Nathans
  • Patrick Fischler as Alvin Sender

Brand New Cherry Flavor (TV Mini Series 2021)


No. Title Directed by Written by Original release date
1 “I Exist” Arkasha Stevenson Teleplay by : Lenore Zion & Nick Antosca August 13, 2021
2 “Hair of the Dog” Gandja Monteiro Mando Alvarado August 13, 2021
3 “Roman Candle” Gandja Monteiro Christina Ham August 13, 2021
4 “Tadpole Smoothie” Matt Sobel Teleplay by : Nick Antosca & Haley Z. Boston
Story by : Alana B. Lytle & Haley Z. Boston
August 13, 2021
5 “Jennifer” Matt Sobel Lenore Zion & Haley Z. Boston August 13, 2021
6 “Milk Bath” Jake Schreier Matt Fennell August 13, 2021
7 “Egg” Jake Schreier Mando Alvarado & Christina Ham
Lenore Zion & Nick Antosca
August 13, 2021
8 “Bodies” Nick Antosca Lenore Zion & Nick Antosca August 13, 2021


Netflix announced on November 15, 2019, that the project has received a series order for an eight-episode first season. Nick Antosca and Lenore Zion conceived, wrote, and executive produced the limited series. The first episode of the limited series was directed by Arkasha Stevenson. Eat the Cat and Universal Content Productions are two of the production firms engaged with the limited series. Rosa Salazar, Catherine Keener, Eric Lange, Manny Jacinto, and Jeff Ward were added to the cast alongside the series order announcement. Hannah Levien, Leland Orser, and Patrick Fischler were confirmed as recurring cast members on December 17, 2020.

From November 2019 to March 2020, principal photography for the first season took place on site in Vancouver, Canada. On August 13, 2021, the series premiered.


Rotten Tomatoes, a review aggregation website, gathered 30 reviews and found that 80 percent of them were favorable, with an average rating of 7.30/10. “Though obviously not for everyone’s preferences, Brand New Cherry Flavor is a wonderfully crazy journey anchored by another fantastic performance from Rosa Salazar,” say the critics. According to Metacritic, based on a weighted average score of 62 out of 100 from 13 reviews, the series got “generally good reviews.”

Brand New Cherry Flavor: Limited Series | Official Trailer | Netflix

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