‘Red Oaks’ is a comedy web series created by Gregory Jacobs and Joe Gangemi. It follows the life of David Meyers, who is a New Jersey college student. He gets a job in the summer as an assistant pro tennis player at a local country club, “Red Oaks.” It was released on Amazon Video on October 9, 2015. Gangemi, Jacobs, David Gordon Green and Steven Soderbergh serve as executive producers of the show. Green also directed the pilot, as well as multiple other episodes. Jacobs and Soderbergh have previously collaborated on projects like ‘Criminal’, ‘Wind Chill’ and ‘Magic Mike XXL’.
Red Oaks Plot: What is it about?
The story of Red Oaks is all about a summer in the life of a suburban college student, David Meyers. He gets himself a job at the local country club, Red Oaks. The show captures the events and the characters that become a part of David’s life. David’s dad is more interested in, and does go down, the accounting route while David is more interested in French cinema. David’s parents are in the midst of their mid-life and are discovering changes and learning new things about their sexuality. David has a girlfriend named Karen who is an aerobics instructor at the club. His best friend Wheeler, who is a “pothead”, also hangs out with David at the club. Mr Getty takes David under his wing as they train together for the tennis finals match. The series even includes an episode on a body swap, and it surprisingly works! It also portrays new women in the life of David while he is still seeing Karen, which makes him question a lot of things. Going further, the setting changes from New Jersey to New York City.
Red Oaks Cast: Who is in it?
David Meyers played by Craig Roberts is the central character of the show. His best-known work includes TV shows and movies like ‘Submarine’, ‘The Story of Tracy Beaker’, ‘Being Human’, ‘Young Dracula’, ‘The Fundamentals of Caring’ and ’22 Jump Street’. He is also set to appear in BBC’s ‘Horrible Histories: The Movie- Rotten Romans’ and ‘Eternal Beauty’, in which he shares the screen with the likes of Sally Hawkins, David Thewlis, Alice Lowe and Robert Aramayo.