Now that she’s done fighting the good fight, Julianna Margulies is on to her next venture: “Dietland,” a new AMC series described as “weight loss meets ‘Fight Club.'” Joy Nash co-stars in the show, which is based on Sarai Walker’s best-selling novel of the same name and is set to explore patriarchy, misogyny, rape culture, unrealistic beauty standards, and other light, breezy topics. Watch the new teaser below.
Here’s the synopsis: “Filmed on location in New York City, the 10-episode series follows Plum Kettle, ghost-writer for the editor of one of New York’s hottest fashion magazines, as she struggles with self-image and sets out on a wildly complicated road to self-acceptance. At the same time, everyone is buzzing over news reports about men, accused of sexual abuse and assault, who are disappearing and meeting untimely, violent deaths.”
Rounding out the cast are Robin Weigert (“Big Little Lies,” “Deadwood”) as Verena Baptist, Adam Rothenberg (“Ripper Street”) as NYPD detective Dominic, Tamara Tunie (“Law & Order: Special Victims Unit”) as Julia, Rowena King (“Shut Eye”) as newscaster Cheryl Crane-Murphy, and Will Seefried (“The Deuce”). The first two episodes of “Dietland” premiere on AMC on June 4.