The upcoming miniseries ‘Fatal Attraction’ is based on the 1987 film of the same title by Adrian Lyne. The new series is a re-imagining of the older films as it addresses modern attitudes towards strong women, coercive control, and personality disorders while exploring themes of infidelity and marriage.
The plot revolves around an affair between a lady named Alex and a married man Dan Gallagher. But when Alex decides not to end the affair, it destabilizes to the point where it threatens the lives of Dan and his wife Beth.
When Will Fatal Attraction Be Released?
The series was first announced as a reboot of the original film in February 2021. The series received official orders in November of that year with Lizzy Caplan set to play Alex, played by Glenn Close in the film.
The character Dan played by Michael Douglas in the film was announced to be played by Joshua Jackson in the series on January 222. Filming began in the summer of 2022.
Paramount released a teaser trailer for the series on YouTube on March 1 this year. ‘Fatal Attraction’ will be released on Paramount+ on April 30, 2023.
Fatal Attraction cast:
As Alex Forrest, we will see the American actress Lizzy Caplan in a future miniseries. He received recognition for starring in ‘Mean Girls as Janis Ian. Her other film credits include ‘Cloverfield’, ‘Hot Tub Time Machine’, ‘Now You See Me 2’, ‘The Last Rites of Ransom Pride’, ‘Queens of Country’, ‘The Interview’, etc.
Some of his most notable television credits are ‘The Pitts, ‘Related’, ‘The Class’, ‘Party Down’, ‘Masters of Sex’, ‘Castle Rock’, ‘Truth Be Told’, ‘Fleishman is In Trouble’ etc.
In the role of Dan Gallagher, we will see a Canadian-American actor Joshua Jackson. He gained recognition playing Pacey Witter in The WB’s teen drama series ‘Dawson’s Creek’ from 1998 to 2003.
Other television credits include ‘Fringe’, ‘The Affair’, ‘Little Fires Everywhere’, ‘Dr. Death’ etc. Jackson starred in the film’Mighty Duck‘, ‘The Skulls,’Aurora Borealis’, ‘Bobby’, ‘One Week’ etc.
American actress Amanda Pete has been cast as Dan’s wife Beth Gallagher in the upcoming series. Other tv credits include ‘Jack & Jill’, ‘Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip’, ‘The Good Wife’, ‘Togetherness’, ‘Brockmire’, 2kdbsessi ‘Dirty John’, etc.
He starred in the films ‘The Whole Nine Yards’, ‘A Lot Like Love’, ‘2012’, ‘Please Give’, ‘Body Shots’, ‘Saving Silverman’, ‘Something’s Gotta Give’, ‘The Whole Ten Yards’, ‘ Melinda and Melinda’, ‘Griffin & Phoenix’, ‘X Files: I Want to Believe’, ‘What Doesn’t Kill You’ etc.
American actress Alyssa Jirels will be seen starring as Ellen Gallagher in the upcoming series. The twenty-two year old actress previously played Nicole Dietrich in Amazon Prime Video’ comedy-drama tv seriesAs We See‘ in 2022. She also starred as Zoey in David Henrie’s 2020 teen comedy-drama film ‘This Is the Year’.
The character of Mike Gerard will be played by American actor Toby Huss in the series. Among his many television credits, the most notable are ‘The Adventures of Pete & Pete’, ‘Beavis and Butt-Head’, ‘King of the Hill’, ‘The Army Show’, ‘Nikki’, ‘One on One’ , ‘Carnivàle ‘, ‘Reno 911!’, ‘Pilot Season’, ‘Sanjay and Craig’, ‘Halt and Catch Fire’, ‘Outcast’, ‘Colony’, ‘Sacred Lies’, ‘Dickinson’. Apart from ‘Fatal Attraction’, Huss will even be starring in the upcoming political drama series ‘White House Plumbers’ playing James W. McCord Jr..
american actor Reno Wilson has been cast in the upcoming series to play the character Det. Earl Booker. In 1995 Wilson was cast as Bobby Beaumont in the American sitcom ‘If Not For You’.
From 2001 to 2002 he played Wes Freewald in the sci-fi tv series ‘The Chronicle’. Playing Detective Tom Selway, Wilson was cast in the 2005 crime drama series ‘Blind Justice’.
From 2010 to 2016 he starred as a series regular playing Officer Carl McMillan on the CBS sitcom ‘Mike & Molly’. He also played a series regular in the crime comedy drama series ‘Good Girls’ playing Stanley Hill from 2018 to 2021.
Playing Arthur Tomlinson, American actor, and director Brian Goodman has been cast in the upcoming series. He played Donovan Stubbin in the American crime drama series ‘Line of Fire’ from 2003 to 2005.
From 2010 to 2014 he played Lieutenant Sean Cavanaugh in the crime drama series ‘Rizzoli & Isles’.
As Detective Kevin Hynes, Goodman starred in the American TV series ‘Chance’ as a recurring character in the first season and as the main character in the second season from 2016 to 2017.