From Scratch starring Zoe Saldana release date, cast, synopsis, photos, trailer and more

From Scratch. Zoe Saldana as Amy Wheeler in episode 101 of From Scratch. Cr. Philippe Antonello/Netflix © 2022
From Scratch. Zoe Saldana as Amy Wheeler in episode 101 of From Scratch. Cr. Philippe Antonello/Netflix © 2022 /

Zoe Saldana returns to Netflix with another project titled From Scratch, which is coming to the streamer this fall. We’ve gathered all the important details surrounding the upcoming series and shared them below.

From Scratch is a Netflix original series created by Attica Locke and Tembi Locke. It’s based on the bestselling memoir titled From Scratch: A Memoir of Love, Sicily and Finding Home by Tembi Locke. Attica serves as showrunner and executive producer, with Nzingha Stewart, Guy Louthan, and Emily Ferenbach producing for Hello Sunshine, and Cisely Saldana and Mariel Saldana for Cinestar.

Other executive producers include Tembi, Reese Witherspoon and Lauren Neustadter for Hello Sunshine, Zoe Saldana for Cinestar, and Richard Abate, Jermaine Johnson, and Will Rowbotham for 3 Arts Entertainment.

Here’s everything else you need to know about the romantic drama series!

From Scratch release date

Mark your calendar and set your alarm because the romantic drama series makes its landing on Netflix on Friday, Oct. 21, 2022, at 12:00 a.m. PT/3:00 a.m. ET.

From Scratch cast

As mentioned earlier, Zoe Saldana stars in one of the leading roles in the limited series. She plays the role of Amy Wheeler. Saldana is known for her roles in CrossroadsDrumlineGuess WhoAvatarStar TrekColombianaGuardians of the GalaxyAvengers: Infinity War and The Adam Project. Starring opposite her is Eugenio Mastrandrea as Lino. He’s known for his roles in A.C.A.B. – All Cops Are BastardsNero a metà and La fuggitiva.

Here’s the cast list below:

  • Zoe Saldana as Amy Wheeler
  • Eugenio Mastrandrea as Lino
  • Danielle Deadwyler as Zora
  •  Keith David as Hershel
  •  Kellita Smith as Lynn
  • Judith Scott as Maxine
  • Lucia Sardo as Filomena
  • Paride Benassai as Giacomo
  • Roberta Rigano as Biagia

You can check out the show’s official IMDb page if you want the full cast and crew list.

From Scratch synopsis

Here’s the official synopsis via Netflix Media Center down below:

"Based on the New York Times-bestselling memoir, From Scratch is the story of an African American woman who falls in love with a Sicilian chef while studying abroad in Florence and goes on to build a life with him in Los Angeles, merging two seemingly opposite cultures. When they are faced with his unexpected cancer diagnosis, Amy becomes her husband’s caregiver and the person who brings their two very different families together, creating a new, blended family for her and her daughter after he dies."

There is a total of eight episodes in the series.

From Scratch photos

Check out these official production stills from the series!

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From Scratch. Eugenio Mastrandrea as Lino Ortolano in episode 101 of From Scratch. Cr. Aaron Epstein/Netflix © 2022 /
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From Scratch. Zoe Saldana as Amy Wheeler in episode 101 of From Scratch. Cr. Philippe Antonello/Netflix © 2022 /

From Scratch trailer

Check out the official trailer below!

We can already tell this show will have viewers on an emotional rollercoaster from start to finish. So make sure to have a box of tissues by you and watch it with a close friend or significant other.

You’re not going to want to miss this heartfelt series. So, mark your calendar and set your alarm because From Scratch arrives on Netflix on Oct. 21 at 12:00 a.m. PT/3:00 a.m. ET.

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