Starring Joshua Jackson and Lizzy Caplan, the First Two Episodes of "Fatal Attraction" Will Be Available to Stream at Launch
Series Is Produced by Paramount Television Studios and Amblin Television
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TORONTO, Jan. 9, 2023 /CNW/ -- Paramount+ today announced that its new original series FATAL ATTRACTION will premiere with two episodes on Sunday, April 30, exclusively on Paramount+ in the U.S. and Canada. The series will premiere the following day in the U.K., Australia, Latin America, Italy, Germany, Switzerland, Austria and France. Following the premiere, the remaining six episodes will be available to stream weekly on Sundays in the U.S. and Canada.
The announcement was made during the series' panel at Paramount+'s Television Critics Association presentation. The FATAL ATTRACTION panel featured series stars Joshua Jackson, Lizzy Caplan, Amanda Peet, Alyssa Jirrels and executive producers Alexandra Cunningham, Kevin J. Hynes and Silver Tree.
FATAL ATTRACTION is a deep-dive reimagining of the classic psychosexual thriller and '80s cultural touchstone. The new series will explore fatal attraction and the timeless themes of marriage and infidelity through the lens of modern attitudes toward strong women, personality disorders and coercive control.
The series stars Joshua Jackson as Dan Gallagher, Lizzy Caplan as Alex Forrest, Amanda Peet as Beth Gallagher, Alyssa Jirrels as Ellen Gallagher, Toby Huss as Mike Gerard, Reno Wilson as Detective Earl Booker and Brian Goodman as Arthur Tomlinson.
Alexandra Cunningham ("Dirty John," "Chance") serves as writer, showrunner and executive producer on the series alongside executive producer Kevin J. Hynes ("Perry Mason"), with whom Cunningham shares co-story credit, and executive producers Darryl Frank and Justin Falvey for Amblin Television. Silver Tree also serves as executive producer and directed five episodes.
Paramount+ is a global digital subscription video streaming service from Paramount that features a mountain of premium entertainment for audiences of all ages. Internationally, the streaming service features an expansive library of original series, hit shows and popular movies across every genre from world-renowned brands and production studios, including SHOWTIME®, CBS, Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon, Paramount Pictures and the Smithsonian Channel™, in addition to a robust offering of premier local content. The service is currently live in the U.S., Canada, the U.K., Australia, Latin America, the Caribbean, Austria, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Switzerland and South Korea.
About Paramount Television Studios
Paramount Television Studios is a leading content studio, developing and financing a wide range of cutting-edge and entertaining television programs across all media platforms for distribution worldwide. The studio's robust slate includes THE OFFER (Paramount+), GREASE: RISE OF THE PINK LADIES (Paramount+), FATAL ATTRACTION (Paramount+), AMERICAN GIGOLO (Showtime), "STATION ELEVEN" (HBO Max), "SHANTARAM" (Apple TV+), "TIME BANDITS" (Apple TV+), "DEFENDING JACOB" (Apple TV+), "HOME BEFORE DARK" (Apple TV+), Tom Clancy's "JACK RYAN" (Prime Video), "REACHER" (Prime Video), "CROSS" (Prime Video), "THE SPIDERWICK CHRONICLES" (Disney+), "JOE PICKETT" (Spectrum Originals), "THE HAUNTING OF BLY MANOR" (Netflix) and "THE HAUNTING OF HILL HOUSE" (Netflix), among others. Paramount Television Studios is a subsidiary of Paramount (NASDAQ: PARA; PARAA), a global content company with premier television, film, and digital entertainment brands.
About Amblin Television
Amblin Television, a long-time leader in quality programming, is a division of Amblin Partners, a content creation company led by Steven Spielberg. Amblin Television's Presidents, Darryl Frank and Justin Falvey, oversee all development, production and programming for the company. Amblin Television currently has fourteen projects in various stages of production and release, including Fatal Attraction and Halo for Paramount+, Masters of the Air for Apple, the third season of Animaniacs for Hulu, season three of Resident Alien for SYFY, Billy the Kid for Epix, two seasons of Gremlins: Secrets of the Mogwai for HBO Max, two seasons of Tiny Toons Looniversity for HBO Max and Cartoon Network, and the documentaries Good Night Oppy for Amazon Prime Video, and Life on Our Planet and Big Vape for Netflix.
Amblin Television also produced the Emmy, Golden Globe and Peabody Award-winning drama The Americans for FX, the Golden Globe-nominated and double Emmy Award-winning mini-series Into the West for TNT, Emmy-winning documentary series Why We Hate for Discover, the Emmy-nominated HBO movie All The Way starring Bryan Cranston, Smash for NBC, Under the Dome for CBS, Falling Skies for TNT, The Borgias and The United States of Tara for Showtime, and Las Vegas for NBC.
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