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Annaleigh Ashford Joins Kumail Nanjiani In Hulu Limited Series ‘Immigrant’

Tony winner Annaleigh Ashford has been tapped to star opposite Kumail Nanjiani in Hulu little sequence Immigrant (working title), from Pam & Tommy creator Robert Siegel.

Written and government produced by Siegel, Immigrant (wt) is the moral narrative of Somen “Steve” Banerjee (Nanjiani), the Indian-American entrepreneur who began Chippendales. The sequence will detail the insane, darkly comedic, crime-ridden narrative leisurely the uncommon male revue that modified into a cultural phenomenon.

Ashford will play the sequence traditional role of Irene. An accountant by trade, Irene is the accomplice of Chippendales founder Steve Banerjee (Nanjiani), falling in treasure over a shared passion for tax loopholes and income expansion. Petrified and unassuming to delivery with, she regularly finds her footing all the scheme in which during the company, growing into a formidable leisurely-the-scenes powerhouse.

Murray Bartlett additionally stars as producer-choreographer Slash De Noia.

Siegel and Nanjiani government invent alongside Dylan Sellers, Jenni Konner, Ramin Bahrani, Emily V. Gordon, Nora Silver and Rajiv Joseph, who will write on the sequence along with Mehar Sethi. Siegel and Konner operate co-showrunners and Bahrani will drawl. Jacqui Rivera is co-government producer and Annie Wyman is co-producer. 20th Tv serves as the studio on the sequence.

Ashford no longer too long ago starred as Paula Jones in Ryan Murphy’s FX sequence Impeachment: American Crime Epic, and currently stars in comedy B Sure for CBS. She beforehand starred in Showtime’s Masters of Sex, HBO’s Emmy-successful Spoiled Training and he or she additionally looked in Netflix sequence Amazing. Ashford is repped by ICM, Beth Rosner Administration and Schreck, Rose, Dapello, Adams, Berlin and Dunham.

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