"The success of this product depends on people being shallow, superficial, self-obsessed, greedy, and desperate for attention. This is American Dream in a fucking can." And just like that, the teaser for Syrup is off and running with a shrewdly satirical tone that looks to skewer not only contemporary corporate America, but also sexual politics, and the very concept of celebrity.
Amber Heard (of Drive Angry 3D) and Shiloh Fernandez (of Red Riding Hood have signed on for Aram Rappaport’s Syrup. The dark dramedy will be adapted from Australian author Max Barry’s satirical novel about backstabbing twentysomethings who will do whatever it takes to climb the ranks of the soda industry