‘Run’ is a thriller comedy that follows ex-flame Ruby and Billy, as they set out to execute a pact they created while they were dating in college. The pact states that the moment either of the two texts “RUN,” the two have to leave everything behind and join him on the journey to rekindle their lost romance. The show has been created by Vicky Jones, along with her best friend, Pheobe-Waller Bridge, the woman behind the Emmy award-winning juggernaut ‘Fleabag.’
Many are comparing the show’s premise to Richard Linklater’s ‘Before Sunrise,’ but the creator claims that the show will catch the audiences off-guard, as it’s laden with well-paced tonal shifts and plot twists. Intrigued much? You must be wondering: when will it release, and what is it about? Well, we have got you covered. Read on.
Run Season 1 Release Date: When Will it Premiere?
‘Run’ Season 1 is all set to premiere on Sunday, April 12, 2020, at 10:30 pm ET on HBO. It will consist of seven episodes with a runtime of 30 minutes each.
Run Cast: Who is in it?
Merritt Wever leads the show as Ruby Richardson, a woman who aims at getting a grip on her life. You may recognize her as doctor Denise Cloyd from AMC’s ‘The Walking Dead.’ Her notable credits include ‘Nurse Jackie’ and ‘Unbelievable.’ Joining Merritt as Billy Johnson, Ruby’s ex-boyfriend and a renowned life guru, is Domhnall Gleeson. He is known for ‘Your Bad Self’ and ‘Black Mirror.’ The versatile Phoebe Waller-Bridge of ‘Fleabag’ and ‘Broadchurch’ fame, appears as Flick.
The show also features Shaun J. Brown as Ryan Everwood, Tamara Podemski as Babe, Archie Panjabi as Fiona, Marianna Phung as Amara, Stephen McKinley Henderson as John, along with Sukhman Gill, Leslie Takeda, Jonathan Davies, and Stuart Dowling.
Run Plot: What is it About?
Would you sling your hook from everything and run to relight an old flame? Well, this is precisely the situation Ruby is put into. When her ex-boyfriend Billy drops an explosive text on her phone, she is left with two choices – Either forget about the text and continue living her bland life or carry out the pact she made with Billy, 17 years ago.
Well, Ruby quickly boards a cross-country train from Grand Central Terminal. Following the pact, the two ex-lovers commence their adventure from New York to L.A. to do some soul-searching and to give their relationship another chance. However, their road is bumpy and filled with multiple obstacles. Ruby is concupiscent but is married and has kids. Therefore, she is continuously worried whether she has taken the right decision by dropping everything in a flash.
Although Billy is a successful life guru and an author, deep down, he is fighting the inner demons that constantly tell him he isn’t good enough. Ruby and Billy expose their flawed personalities to this vulnerable escapade, rolling the dice on where it leads the two of them. As their journey progresses, they manage to reignite the lost chemistry, but reality kicks in from time to time, reminding them of the high stakes involved in their decision. Where will their relationship stand by the end of their week-long adventure? Will they be able to finish it or succumb to the pressure of their life back home?
Check out the trailer for ‘Run’ season 1!
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