Everything We Know About ‘Fatal Attraction’: Release Date and Trailer Revealed



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Fatal Attraction is an upcoming psychological thriller show. The series’ narrative has kept the audience guessing. If you’ve ever wondered about the title ‘Fatal Attraction,’ you’re not alone.

This upcoming show is actually based on James Dearden’s 1987 movie with the same title. And now the release date, trailer, and other specifics have been revealed.

The narrative of Fatal Attraction revolves around a relationship that takes a turbulent twist when a woman refuses to let her married lover end the affair. Now let’s get into the details.

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‘Fatal Attraction’ Release Date Is Confirmed 

Fatal Attraction’s release date is approaching faster than anticipated. The show will premiere on Paramount+ on April 30, 2023.

It will have eight episodes, two of which is set to release on the same day and the rest will be released on a weekly basis.

“A deep-dive reimagining of the classic psychosexual thriller and ’80s cultural touchstone,” reads the official synopsis of the show.

“The new series will explore fatal attraction and the timeless themes of marriage and infidelity through the lens of modern attitudes towards strong women, personality disorders, and coercive control.”

‘Fatal Attraction’ Teaser Is Revealed

This show’s teaser gives viewers a sneak peek at the upcoming drama and thrill. We saw in the teaser that the lead actress had already turned into the married man’s house to threaten him about the affair.

She also met his wife and asked if she already knew him. You can check out the thrilling teaser below!

Caplan teased the show a little and noted that there is no gray area.

“In the film, Alex is the villain of the story, and Dan is the hero and there is no gray area. Now, audiences have changed so much, we are no longer primed to believe in this villainous woman story.

She’s clearly mentally ill and that’s not something that is really touched upon at all in the movie.”

Showrunner Alexander Cunningham talked about going in a different direction.

He said, “I wanted us to go in a slightly different direction. This reimagining of Fatal Attraction shared a lot with the iconic original film, but it also is about entitlement, midlife crisis, and how some of the sausages get made in our broken justice system, personality disorders, isolation, father and daughters, and murder. 

It’s about how some people just can’t take a win. It’s about self-image and what we’ll do to protect it.

And also what happens when someone doesn’t have one. And if we’ve done our job, I think that your sympathies will shift more than once.”

Who Is Appearing In ‘Fatal Attraction’?

The cast list of the psychological thriller has already been confirmed. The characters follow:

  • Lizzy Caplan as Alex Forrest
  • Joshua Jackson as Dan Gallagher
  • Amanda Peet as Beth Gallagher
  • Alyssa Jirrels as Ellen Gallagher
  • Toby Huss as Mike Gerard
  • Reno Wilson as Det. Earl Booker
  • Brian Goodman as Arthur Tomlinson
  • Wanda De Jesus as Marcella Levya
  • Doreen Calderon as Maureen Walker
  • Jason Jia as Damien Habalo
  • Jessica Harper as Sophie
  • John Getz as Warren
  • Toks Olagundoye as Conchita Lewis
  • David Sullivan as Frank Gallardo
  • Isabella Briggs as Stella
  • Walter Perez as Jorge Perez
  • David Meunier as Richard Macksey
  • Dee Wallace as Emma Rauch
  • Gary Perez as Rolando Cabral

What are your thoughts on this upcoming show? You can keep in touch with us for more details in the future.

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