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Tantalizing Starz Series Sweetbitter Renewed for Second Season!

Starz has renewed Sweetbitter – its drama series that deals with ‘characters and backstory of an upscale New York restaurant.’

Based on the bestseller of the same name by Stephanie Danler, the series stars Ella Purnell (Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children) as the newest member of the staff of the restaurant.

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Everyone Was New Once Trailer: Sweetbitter!

Sweetbitter Key Art – Tess (Ella Purnell – Photo courtesy of STARZ.

Sweetbitter tells the story of Tess, a 22-year-old who arrives in New York City ready to pursue a new life. When she’s invited to train at one of the best restaurants in the city, she thinks she’s found a steady income and a safe place to wait. But Tess is quickly intoxicated by the chaotic, adrenalized world behind-the-scenes: tasting expensive wine, exploring dive bars, and learning who she can trust.

The new half-hour drama premieres Sunday, May 6th on Starz.

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TV Adaptation of the Bestseller Sweetbitter Ordered by Starz!

Starz has ordered Sweetbitter – based on the bestselling novel by Stephanie Danler – straight to series.

Sweetbitter follows 22-year-old Tess who, shortly after arriving in New York City, lands a job at a celebrated downtown restaurant. Swiftly introduced to the world of drugs, alcohol, love, lust, dive bars, and fine dining, she learns to navigate the chaotically alluring, yet punishing life she has stumbled upon.

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