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Fans “Swarm” The Internet With Reactions To Prime Video’s Series

by Black America Web

The discourse online since the debut of Prime Video’s new series “Swarm” is enlightening, hilarious and inspiring. The thrilling series created by Donald Glover and Janine Nabers follows an obsessive fan, who goes to increasingly violent lengths for her favorite R&B singer. Fans share their opinions about the chilling new show online, which has sent co-star Chloë Bailey trending on Twitter.

“Swarm” stars Dominque Fishback, Chloë Bailey and Damson Idris. Fishback nails the lead character Dre, who represents the millions of obsessive fans around the world. The actress’ performance proves that she’s one of Hollywood’s brightest stars.

Though the story is based upon a fictional character, viewers recognize that the Houston-based show feels very familiar to one of the industry’s greatest performers — Beyoncé.

Series creator and showrunner Nabers spoke to Den of Greek prior to the “Swarm” premiere at SXSW to discuss the legal and creative intricacies around creating a fictional chAracter loosely based on the world’s biggest star.

“Amazon is a very successful corporation so nothing gets past them that is not finely combed through,” Nabers shared. “When we set out to write this show, we were focusing on a feeling – the feeling that this pop star gives. Obviously, Beyoncé is the most famous Black woman singer in the world. People will project that onto the character, which is fine. But it’s really a feeling. Beyoncé and Donald are also really good friends so it’s not like we’re throwing anyone under the bus on this show.”

The creators were deliberate about including a message before each episode, which reads: “This is not a work of fiction. Any similarity to actual persons , living or dead, or actual events, is intentional.”

Nabers notes that the text isn’t just a creative attempt, but a sincere promise. Some of the series writing staff include Nabers, Glover, Glover’s brother  Stephen and Malia Obama….

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