This is what the official press release says: LIT&WOKE is a 9-part stoner-comedy series, written and directed by Kevin Boitelle, about two conspiracy-theory / weed enthusiasts (Abel van Gijlswijk & Serghiño Neslo) and their highly unsuccessful Youtube channel.
Guest starring Akwasi Owusu Ansah, Caroline Westendorp, Chiron Holwijn, Chris Peters, Freddy Tratlehner, Fuad Hassen, Glen Faria, Hannah Hoekstra, Horace Cohen, Huub Smit, Jim Deddes, Kaj Bos, Kees van den Assem, Maas Bronkhuyzen, Martijn Lakemeier, Mika Vivas Padilla, Nasrdin Dchar, Pepijn Lanen, Roos Dickmann, Ruben van Weelden, Tim Haars and Yousef Gnaoui, LIT&WOKE covers everything from the Illuminati to ghost hunting and from self-help webinars to self-proclaimed apocalypse wizards.
Boitelle and producer Grygierczyk started working on their series in 2018, back when conspiracy theories were still a very niche corner of the internet. As the Covid epidemic accelerated these fringe beliefs into the mainstream, LIT&WOKE's eerie prophetic tone of voice became apparent in retrospect. Life imitated art in a creepy way…