Joshua Jackson in Serienadaption bei Paramount+

Joshua Jackson in Dr. Death (c) Peacock

There will soon be a fatal attraction between Lizzy Caplan and Joshua Jackson – at least the two are said to play the leading roles in the series adaptation of the film of the same name on Paramount +. What is the story about?

Joshua Jackson, last known as Dr. Death, who starred on Peacock and is also known for Dawson’s Creek, The Affair, Fringe and Little Fires Everywhere, joins the cast of Fatal Attraction.A fatal affair“) at Paramount+. He stars as the male lead alongside co-star Lizzy Caplan (Masters of Sex, Truth Be Told) in the series adaptation of the 1987 classic film of the same name.

Jackson plays the character Dan Gallagher, who soon becomes obsessed with Caplan’s protagonist Alex. At first there is only a short affair, which then develops dangerously in Alex’s head. The original film starred Michael Douglas and Glenn Close at the time. The new edition willtimeless themes of marriage and infidelity through the lens of modern views on strong women, personality disorders and coercive control” investigate.

Nicole Clemens, Director of Programming at Paramount+, on signing Jackson: “Joshua is an incredible talent, creating beautifully intricate characters on both screen and stage. He and Lizzy are a perfect match to tell a nuanced and modern narrative about the complexities of the human psyche. We are thrilled to be working with them to bring this provocative and compelling story to a new generation.

The project is co-produced by Alexandra Cunningham (Dirty John, Bates Motel) and Kevin J. Hynes (Scorpion), while Cunningham is the solo showrunner.

The trailer for the original film “Fatal Attraction“:

A fatal affair

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