EXCLUSIVE: Joshua Jackson (Dr. Death) has been tapped because the co-lead reverse Lizzy Caplan in Paramount ’s Fatal Appeal, a sequence reimagining of the basic 1980s psychosexual thriller film wherein the two central characters had been performed by Michael Douglas and Glenn End.
Written by Alexandra Cunningham from a legend she co-wrote with Kevin J. Hynes, the Paramount Tv Studios and Amblin Tv sequence explores the timeless topics of marriage and infidelity by the lens of favorite attitudes in opposition to exact women, persona disorders and coercive again a watch on.
Jackson will well-known particular person as Dan Gallagher, the article of his lover’s (Caplan) obsession after a snappily affair.
“Joshua is an efficient wanting skill who creates beautifully complex characters on both the camouflage and stage,” said Nicole Clemens, President, Paramount Long-established Scripted Collection. “He and Lizzy are completely matched to stammer a nuanced and stylish legend about the complexities of the human psyche. We’re thrilled to accomplice with them to stammer this provocative and spell binding myth to a brand new expertise.”
Cunningham serves as showrunner and govt produces alongside Hynes moreover Amblin Tv presidents Darryl Frank and Justin Falvey.
Fatal Appeal reunites both Caplan and Jackson with David Nevins, who solid them as leads of Showtime sequence, Masters of Sex and The Affair, respectively. Nevins oversees scripted sequence for Paramount in his dual feature as Chief Mumble Officer, Scripted Originals, Paramount & Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Showtime Networks.
Jackson is at the present starring because the titular character in the Peacock restricted sequence Dr. Death, for which he got a Critic’s Determination Award nomination for Handiest Actor in a Tiny Collection or Film Made for Tv. The Dawson’s Creek and Fringe alum at this time starred reverse Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington in the Hulu restricted sequence Little Fires In each place in the place and modified into once featured in Ava DuVernay’s Netflix restricted sequence When They Opinion Us. Jackson is repped by CAA, Nameless Mumble and Hansen, Jacobson, Teller.
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