It has been revealed earlier this year that Paramount was developing a series of TV shows for the Paramount + streaming service, diving into its library of iconic brands such as Love story, Flash Dance, Italian work, The parallax view, And Fatal Attraction. now it was reported that the streaming service gave the Fatal Attraction series a formal order and took advantage of Lizzy Caplan (Castle Rock) starring in the remake.
The new Fatal Attraction The series has been described as a profound retelling of the psychosexual thriller and will explore themes including marriage and infidelity through the lens of modern attitudes towards strong women, personality disorders and coercive control. Lizzy Caplan will play Alex, the role played by Glenn Close in the original film, a woman who becomes obsessed with her lover after a brief relationship. I can’t say I’m exactly thrilled that Paramount gave all of these movies the reboot treatment, but I am. loving that casting. Alessandra Cunningham (Dirty Giovanni) will serve as writer, showrunner and executive producer of the Fatal Attraction series.
“Alexandra brings an incredibly strong and nuanced point of view into a story that has become a cultural phenomenon but which so far has only been told by the male gaze,”Said Nicole Clemens, president of the original scripted series at Paramount +. “He teamed up with Kevin [J. Haynes], will bring the next explosive chapter of this story to a new generation with a balanced eye on the intricacies of the human psyche.“It is not known when the production on Fatal Attraction will start or when it debuts on Paramount +. This will actually be the second attempt at adaptation Fatal Attraction for television like Fox previously touched Maria and André Jacquemetton (Mad Men) with the writing of the script for the potential series. The project ended up being demolished several years later.