The upcoming Paramount+ series Fatal Attraction – featuring Lizzy Caplan, Joshua Jackson and Amanda Peet— will release its first two episodes on April 30, the streamer announced on January 9.
Fatal Attraction is described by Paramount+ as a “profound reimagining” of the classic 1987 thriller starring Glen Close, MichaelDouglas and Anne Archer in the roles now played by Caplan, Jackson and Peet.
“The new series will explore deadly attraction and the timeless themes of marriage and infidelity,” says the streamer, “through the lens of modern attitudes towards strong women, personality disorders and enforced control.”
Alexandra Cunninghamwho previously worked with Peet on Dirty John: The Betty Broderick Story serves as showrunner and writer.
“[The show] it’s about how some people just can’t win,” Cunningham said Jan. 9 at the Television Critics Association panel of Fatal Attraction don’t have any. And when we’ve done our job, which these actors and their colleagues definitely did, they think your sympathies will change more than once.”