From Scratch: Release date, cast, synopsis, trailer & more

‘From Scratch’ is an upcoming series on two individuals from drastically different backgrounds who fall in love and must face the challenges ahead.

Release date

The series premieres October 21 on Netflix.

Cast and creators 

  • Zoe Saldana as Amy Wheeler
  • Eugenio Mastrandrea as Lino
  • Roberta Rigano as Biagia

Directed by Nzingha Stewart

Written by Attica Locke and Tembi Locke


“From Scratch is a cross-cultural love story that follows Amahle “Amy” Wheeler (played by Zoe Saldaña) an American student studying abroad in Italy, as she meets and falls in love with Lino, a Sicilian chef.

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“Their whirlwind romance faces many unforeseen challenges, including their very different cultural backgrounds; true to real life, it is also infused with lightheartedness and moments of humor that exist alongside the more serious ones.

“But when Lino is faced with unimaginable health challenges and the couple’s future is threatened, the two families come together to create an extended family unlike any they could have imagined, proving that love crosses all borders.”

Other details

‘From Scratch’ is inspired from the New York Times bestselling memoir of the same name.


Amy and Lino form a connection the moment they first meet. Amy is American, while Lino is Italian. Eventually, they struggle to adapt to each other’s cultures. To make matters worse, Lino’s health deteriorates.

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