Netflix is set to release a new comedy series, Unstable, starring the real-life father-son duo, Rob and John Owen Lowe. The show follows an eccentric biotech entrepreneur, Ellis Dragon (Rob Lowe), who is struggling to come to terms with the loss of his wife. His son Jackson Dragon (John Owen Lowe), who is the complete opposite of his father, joins his father’s research facility to help him out. The eight-episode series is set to premiere on Netflix on March 30, 2023.
Unstable Season 1 Release Date
Unstable is all set to release on Netflix at 3 a.m. ET/12 a.m. PT on Thursday, March 30, 2023. Netflix picked the show up straight-to-series and is being produced by the Netflix studio.
Unstable Season 1 Cast
The show’s creators and executive producers, Rob Lowe, John Owen Lowe, and Victor Fresco, have brought together an impressive cast. In addition to the father-son duo, the show features Sian Clifford as Anna, Rachel Marsh as Luna, Emma Ferreira as Ruby, Aaron Branch as Malcolm, and Fred Armisen as Leslie. The cast includes Tom Allen as JT, J.T. Parr as Chas, Frank Gallegos as Juan, and Brie Elay as Melissa.
The idea for the show was reportedly inspired by John Owen Lowe’s social media trolling of his father, Rob Lowe. The show’s creators have described it as a father-son dynamic that’s relatable but under a specific lens. The show has an interesting balance of comedy and meaningful subject matter, with heartwarming moments and real issues that the characters must navigate.
Interview with the Cast
In an interview with ComingSoon, John Owen Lowe and Sian Clifford discussed the show’s humor and the challenges of acting with family members. John Owen Lowe shared that the balance of humor and pain is an inherent coping mechanism, especially for him. He also spoke about the genesis of the show and how it’s not just a surface-level, low-stakes world. Sian Clifford discussed her character, Anna, and how she enjoys being stressed and loves her job. She also shared how the characters care about each other, and the show has a lot of heart.
Unstable is a promising new comedy series that brings together an exciting cast and an interesting concept. The father-son duo of Rob and John Owen Lowe, along with the rest of the cast, are sure to deliver a great performance. Rob Lowe and John Owen Lowe fans can look forward to seeing the duo’s on-screen chemistry in action. The show’s balance of comedy, meaningful subject matter, and relatable characters make it a show worth watching.