by Regina Avalos, August 9, 2022
After a protracted delay, work is underway on the Attractive Beast TV collection. Paramount+ has introduced the forged for the prequel collection to the 2000 movie, which stars Ray Winstone, Ben Kingsley (above), Ian McShane, and Amanda Redman. James McArdle, Emun Elliott, Tamsin Greig, and Stephen Moyer will star within the prequel, which has simply began filming in Liverpool.
Paramount+ revealed extra concerning the upcoming collection in a press launch.
“Paramount+ at the moment introduced casting for its upcoming authentic U.Ok. drama collection, SEXY BEAST, which commenced manufacturing, filming on location in Liverpool.
James McArdle (“Mare of Easttown,” “Angels in America”) leads the forged as Gal Dove and Emun Elliott (“The Rig,” “The Gold”) stars as Don Logan – the duo are greatest buddies and small-town thieves, dwelling the nice life in ’90s East London. Sarah Greene (“Dublin Murders,” “Regular Folks”) is Deedee, a charming grownup movie star, who has the potential to show Gal’s complete life the wrong way up. Stephen Moyer (“Photographs Fired,” “True Blood”) is Teddy Bass, a rising title within the gangster world, who Gal and Don are supplied the possibility to work with on a high-profile heist. Tamsin Greig (“Episodes,” “Friday Night time Dinner”) is Don’s stern and formidable older sister Cecilia. The prequel collection will discover Gal and Don’s sophisticated relationship as Gal finds himself descending into the seductive insanity of the London felony world in the course of the vibrant and risky Nineteen Nineties, whereas falling in love with DeeDee.
Produced by Chapter One Photos, Nameless Content material and VIS, the worldwide studio division of Paramount World. The collection is written by showrunner and govt producer Michael Caleo (“The Household,” “The Sopranos”) and the opening episodes are directed by Daniel O’Hara (“Brassic”), who additionally serves as govt producer. Sophie Gardiner (“Finest Pursuits”) and Rupert Ryle-Hodges (“The Hole Crown”) are govt producers for Chapter One Photos alongside Nicole Clemens. David Scinto and Louis Mellis, the writers of the unique movie, additionally function govt producers and James Levison (“Endeavour”) joins as producer.
“I really feel so lucky to have the ability to discover these superbly crafted characters a decade earlier than we met them within the authentic story,” mentioned showrunner Michael Caleo. This collection has been an amazing ardour of mine for a few years and I can’t wait to see it come to life with this wonderful forged.”
Becoming a member of the ensemble forged for SEXY BEAST are Eliza Bennett (“Dynasty”), Clea Martin (“Hanna”), Nicholas Nunn (“The Sufferer”), John Dagleish (“The Third Day”), Robbie Gee (“Motherland”), Paul Kaye (“The Stranger”), Lex Shrapnel (“Infiniti”), Cally Lawrence (“Who Is Alice”), David Kennedy (“Hollyoaks”), Nitin Ganatra (“EastEnders”) and Alice Bailey Johnson (“This Is Going to Damage”).
The collection, a part of Paramount+’s technique to fee 150 worldwide originals by 2025, will debut in 2023 within the U.Ok., U.S. and different worldwide territories the place the streaming service is accessible. Paramount+ continues to broaden its world footprint and is about to launch in France, GSA and Italy later in 2022. SEXY BEAST is among the first authentic dramas commissioned within the U.Ok. that may debut throughout Paramount+ internationally, with further collection together with THE FLATSHARE, A GENTLEMEN IN MOSCOW, THE BLUE and THE BURNING GIRLS.”
A premiere date for the Attractive Beast TV collection can be introduced later.
What do you assume? Are you planning to take a look at Attractive Beast when it will definitely debuts on Paramount+?