The Paper Girls travel back to the recent future in the first footage from Prime Video’s highly anticipated graphic novel adaptation.
Premiering Friday, July 29, the eight-episode drama is described as “a high-stakes personal journey depicted through the eyes of four girls,” according the official logline. Tiffany Quilkin (Cherish the Day‘s Camryn Jones), Erin Tieng (Altered Carbon‘s Riley Lai Nelet), Mac Coyle (Fast Layne‘s Sofia Rosinsky) and KJ Brandman (A Christmas Melody‘s Fina Strazza) “are out on their delivery route when they become caught in the crossfire between warring time-travelers, changing the course of their lives forever. Transported into the future, these girls must figure out a way to get back home to the past — a journey that will bring them face-to-face with the grown-up versions of themselves.
“While reconciling that their futures are far different than their 12-year-old selves imagined, they are being hunted by a militant faction of time-travelers known as the Old Watch, who have outlawed time travel so that they can stay in power,” the logline continues. “In order to survive, the girls will need to overcome their differences and learn to trust each other, and themselves.”
In addition to the main quartet, the above teaser trailer features comedian Ali Wong, who co-stars as the adult version of Erin. She’s confronted by her younger self in the year 2019. The ensemble also includes Nate Corddry (For All Mankind) as Larry and Adina Porter (American Horror Story) as Prioress.
Paper Girls author Brian K. Vaughan and illustrator Cliff Chiang serve as executive producers on the live-action series, alongside showrunner Christopher C. Rogers (Halt and Catch Fire).
Press PLAY on the teaser trailer above, then hit the comments and tell us if you’ll be binge-watching Paper Girls.