For years, people have turned to the New York Times’ regular “Modern Love” column for essays and personal reflections about romance. And in a few weeks, diehard fans are going to have one more place to dissect these stories: a new Amazon Prime series.
A trailer for the show that dropped on Thursday offers a few clues about what to expect. One storyline involves a character, played by Anne Hathaway, learning to accept love. Another one looks at two people (Tina Fey and John Slattery) locked in a boring marriage. And a third shows a man (Dev Patel) dealing with some tough fidelity issues.
Watch the trailer for yourself, below:
Here’s everything we know about the show so far:
The format. The show will be made up of half-hour episodes. According to Amazon, the series “explores love in all of its complicated and beautiful forms, as each standalone episode brings some of the column’s most beloved stories to life with a stellar cast.”
The stars. The all-star cast includes Hathaway, Fey, Patel, Cristin Milioti, Catherine Keener, Andy Garcia, John Slattery, Andrew Scott, John Gallagher, Jr., Julia Garner, and many more of your faves.
Major players from the cast attended a Television Critics Association panel recently and talked a bit about their characters. There, Hathaway revealed that she’s playing a women battling challenges with mental health.
“I am playing a woman who is learning how to find love while also [beginning to process having] bipolar disorder,” she said. “I was really humbled by this experience. It wrecked me for a month afterwards…[but being able to walk away from it] expanded my compassion so much for people who have no choice in this matter.”