In one of the wildest pieces of news of this entire year, Hulu is developing a new limited series that will profile one of Hollywood’s most iconic and controversial couples. As first reported by Deadline, Lily James and Sebastian Stan are on-board to portray Pamela Anderson and Tommy Lee the streaming service’s latest project, Pam & Tommy.
Furthermore, Seth Rogen will join the cast as well. Per the initial report, Pam & Tommy will follow the famous couple following the scandal that shook the entertainment industry to its core. Following a rockstar relationship that dominated the headlines for years, the couple’s honeymoon sex tape was stolen and leaked to the public. While Stan and James will portray the famous couple, Seth Rogen will play the man who stole the tape. Moreover, I, Tonya director Craig Gillespie will direct the eight-episode series.
Robert Siegel (The Wrestler) will write the series, which will begin shooting early next year. Moreover, Seth Rogen will produce the series in collaboration with Hulu alongside his longtime partner Evan Goldberg. Additionally, Dylan Sellers (Footloose), Sue Naegle (Shirley), and Megan Ellison (Foxcatcher) are on-board to produce as well.
The multitalented Lily James continues to breakthrough following her show-stealing turns in Downton Abbey and Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again. Up next, the actress will star in Phillip Noyce’s Peggy Jo and in Amazon’s My Policeman adaptation with Harry Styles. Meanwhile, Sebastian Stan will next star in Marvel’s Disney+ series The Falcon and the Winter Soldier. He will also appear alongside Jessica Chastain and Lupita Nyong’o in Simon Kinberg’s The 355.
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