In 1988, four newspaper delivery girls are caught up in mysterious and fantastical circumstances that open the door for them to travel through time. To make matters more complicated, "Paper Girls" Erin, MacKenzie, KJ, and Tiffany find themselves in the middle of a war between battling factions of time-travelers. Now trapped in the future and hunted by The Old Watch – a militant group seeking to outlaw time travel – the girls must work together to get home. Can the group face the fate of their future selves and make things right?
What to know
Paper Girls is a science fiction mystery TV show produced by Amazon Studios alongside Plan B and Legendary Entertainment. The series is based on the popular comic book, Paper Girls, written by Brian K. Vaughn and illustrated by Cliff Chiang. Both Vaughn and Chiang serve as Executive Producers on the show alongside showrunner Christopher Cantwell. The first season of the series has an all-female roster of directors including Georgi Banks-Davies, Mairzee Almas, Destiny Ekaragha, and Karen Gaviola.
Paper Girls stars Sofia Rosinsky, Fina Strazza, Riley Lai Nelet, and Camryn Jones in the leading roles of MacKenzie, KJ, Erin, and Tiffany. They are joined by Adina Porter as Prioress, Nate Corddry as Larry, and Ali Wong as the older version of Erin. Paper Girls was released on Amazon Prime Video on July 29, 2022.
Production: Timeline, news & updates
- July 11, 2019: Amazon Studios gave Paper Girls a series commitment. It marks the first project from Brian K. Vaughn for his multi-year deal to create work with Legendary Entertainment. (Source: Deadline)
- July 23, 2020: Paper Girls was fully green lit by Amazon Studios with Christopher Cantwell as co-showrunner alongside Stephany Folsom.(Source: Deadline)
- April 26, 2021: Sofia Rosinsky, Camryn Jones, Riley Lai Nelet and Fina Strazza are cast as leads in Paper Girls. (Source: Deadline)
- May 6, 2021: Comedian, actress and writer Ali Wong joins the cast of Paper Girls.(Source: Deadline)
- May 20, 2021: Georgi Banks-Davies confirms that she is one of the directors for the first season.(Source: Collider)
- July 31, 2021: Co-showrunner Stephany Folsom stepped down from her role and Christopher Cantwell continued on the series as the solo showrunner.(Source: Deadline)
- May 7, 2022: The first trailer for the series is released giving a quick look at the personality of each of the four main characters.(Source: Collider)
- June 9, 2022:Amazon Studios confirms that Paper Girls Season 1 will be released on 29th July, 2022. (Source: Amazon)
- July 6, 2022: A trailer of the epic looking and time-bending series is released online. It confirms that the show initially takes place in Cleveland in 1988. The trailer shows the group's first paper round before they embark on a time-bending adventure. After a confusing confrontation with a familiar face, the Paper Girls find themselves in 2019.(Source: YouTube)
- July 29, 2022: Paper Girls was released on Amazon Prime Video. (Source: Collider)
Videos: Trailers, Teasers, Featurettes
Paper Girls - watch online: streaming, buy or rent
Currently you are able to watch "Paper Girls" streaming on Amazon Prime Video.