What is Swarm (TV) About?
Swarm is a genre-bending American satirical comedy horror thriller miniseries that debuted on March 17, 2023, on Amazon Prime Video. Created by Janine Nabers and Donald Glover, it revolves around the character Dre, played by Dominique Fishback, a young woman whose dedication to a pop star evolves into a menacing obsession. The series traces the psychological transformation of Dre as her fanaticism escalates to dangerous levels, mirroring the fervency of the pop star's fan community, aptly named 'The Swarm'. With a storyline enriched by psychological horror undercurrents, the series balances a bright and vivid aesthetic with suspense and dark tones. The show has been well-received, particularly for its creative direction, evocative cinematography, and compelling soundtrack. Despite mixed receptions regarding its writing, the series and Fishback's performance have received critical acclaim, leading to several Emmy nominations, including Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie, and Outstanding Writing For A Limited Or Anthology Series Or Movie.
The first episode of Swarm aired on March 16, 2023 and the most recent episode to air was on March 16, 2023.