Netflix released new photos from its upcoming original series “Disjointed.” The 30-minute sitcom stars Kathy Bates as Ruth, a lifelong advocate of marijuana legalization who finally pursues her dream of opening a cannabis dispensary in Los Angeles.
The show was created by Emmy-winner producers Chuck Lorre and David Javerbaum. Lorre has produced a number of hit shows including “Roseanne,” “Two and a Half Men,” “Mike & Molly,” and “The Big Bang Theory.” Javerbaum has won Emmys for producing the Tony Awards and has been nominated for “The Daily Show” and “The Late Late Show with James Corden.”
Kathy Bates won an Academy Award for her iconic villain Annie Wilkes in “Misery.” She was also nominated for the films “Primary Colors” and “About Schmidt.” She has also been nominated for 14 Primetime Emmy Awards, including her performances in three seasons of “American Horror Story.”
The cast also includes Tone Bell (“Bad Judge”), Aaron Moten (Mozart in the Jungle”), Elizabeth Alderfer (“Better Off Single”), Dougie Baldwin (“Nowhere Boys”) and Elizabeth Ho (“Fifty Shades of Black”).
The complete first season will be available globally on Netflix on August 25.