Zoe Saldaña stars in Netflix‘s upcoming romantic drama limited series, From Scratch.
The series is based on Tembi Locke’s memoir From Scratch: A Memoir of Love, Sicily, and Finding Home. Attica Locke serves as showrunner. Hello Sunshine, Cinestar and 3 Arts Entertainment will executive produce. Tembi and Attica Locke will also write along with Amy Wang, JJ Braider, Marguerite MacIntire, Joshua Allen and Jason Coffey. Nzingha Stewart and Dennie Gordon will direct.
According to the description, From Scratch is tells the story of an American student who falls in love with an Italian chef. Their romance faces various challenges, including health issues.
Inspired by the memoir, From Scratch is a cross-cultural love story that follows Amahle “Amy” Wheeler (played by Zoe Saldaña) an American student studying abroad in Italy, as she meets and falls in love with Lino, a Sicilian chef. Their whirlwind romance faces many unforeseen challenges, including their very different cultural backgrounds; true to real life, it is also infused with lightheartedness and moments of humor that exist alongside the more serious ones. But when Lino is faced with unimaginable health challenges and the couple’s future is threatened, the two families come together to create an extended family unlike any they could have imagined, proving that love crosses all borders
Along with Saldaña, the series also stars Eugenio Mastrandrea, Danielle Deadwyler, Keith David, Judith Scott, Kellita Smith, Lucia Sardo, Paride Benassai and Roberta Rigano.
Check out the trailer and first look images below: