‘Ruthless’ is a soap opera that revolves around the life of Ruth Truesdale, who strives to free herself and her daughter from the clutches of precarious people, after getting embroiled into the dark underworld of a religious cult. Award-winning content creator Tyler Perry is the heart and soul of the series as he serves as the writer, director, and executive producer.
A spin-off to the hit TV series ‘The Oval,’ ‘Ruthless’ is Tyler’s first-ever show to release on BET+. The show promises to deliver compelling performances and showcase a “riveting storyline,” and aims to match up to the success of its predecessor. In case you’re wondering: when will ‘Ruthless’ season 1 release and who will be in it? We’ve got you covered. Read on.
Ruthless Season 1 Release Date: When Will it Premiere?
‘Ruthless’ season 1 is all set to release on March 19, 2020, on BET+. Out of the 24 episodes, three will be available for streaming on the premiere date, while the remaining episodes will follow a weekly schedule. All the episodes have a runtime of 55-60 minutes each.
Ruthless Cast: Who is in it?
Melissa L. Williams has always been a fan favorite, even while playing the role of the conniving and ambitious Denise, on the parent series. She headlines the cast as Ruth Truesdale, a young woman who gets trapped in a scandalous cult. Matt Cedeño appears as The Highest, while Lenny Thomas stars as Dikhan. Yvonne Senat Jones (‘The Bobby Brown Story’) also enters the cast as Tally.
The polished supporting ensemble comprises David Alan Madrick as Jay, Baadja-Lyne Odums (‘This Is Us’) as Marva, Jaime Callica as Brian, Nirine S. Brown (‘Broadway’s Wicked’) as Lynn, Blue Kimble (Being Mary Jane) as Andrew, Stephanie Charles (‘The Paynes’) as Sarah, Herve Clermont as Mack, Anthony Bless (‘Sistas’) as Malcolm Green, Bobbi Baker James as Cynthia and Sara Naomi as Benita.
Ruthless Plot: What is it About?
After the network announced the show, fans of the prime-time television series ‘The Oval’ were taken by a surprise on learning that Ruth is going to be under the spotlight in the spin-off. Her character extends from ‘The Oval,’ wherein she abducts her daughter from the father, by convincing the cult members to extend a hand.
Ruth Truesdale is a strong-willed single mother, who is determined to release herself and her daughter from the evil grasp of the members of a sex-crazed religious cult. With no other option in sight, Ruth decides to play along and find a way to get out of the dangerous world of fake religious propaganda. While doing so, she faces many obstacles but tackles them with her sheer will to save her daughter, even if it means putting her own life in danger. Will Ruth manage to cut the cords that connect her to the evil cult, or will her true intentions be out in the open?
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