Today, Hulu announced a straight-to-series order for Immigrant, the 8-episode, limited series from Pam and Tommy creator Robert Siegel and star/executive producer Kumail Nanjiani.
- Immigrant is the true story of Somen “Steve” Banerjee (played by Nanjiani), the Indian-American entrepreneur who started Chippendales.
- The series will detail the insane, darkly comedic, crime-ridden story behind the unique male revue that became a cultural phenomenon.
- The series is written by Robert Siegel and executive produced by Siegel, Nanjiani, Dylan Sellers and Emily V. Gordon as well as Rajiv Joseph and Mehar Sethi who will also write on the series.
- 20th Television serves as the studio on the series.
- Immigrant joins Hulu’s award-winning slate including The Handmaid’s Tale, The Act, Ramy and upcoming tentpole titles Nine Perfect Strangers, Only Murders in the Building, Pam & Tommy and The Dropout.
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- Hulu has set August premiere dates for two upcoming original series – Only Murders in the Building and Nine Perfect Strangers.
- Hulu shared a first look at their upcoming original series The D’Amelio Show, focused on the teenaged TikTok star.
- Hulu has announced a new documentary series, McCartney 3,2,1, featuring Paul McCartney and producer Rick Rubin, coming to the service on July 16.
- This Friday (May 21) marks the debut of the new Hulu Original animated series Marvel’s M.O.D.O.K. Check out Mack’s review of the upcoming series.