SHOWTIME releases official trailer for “American Gigolo”
SHOWTIME has released the official trailer for its upcoming drama series, american gigolowhich stars Jon Bernthal (We own this town) as Julian Kaye, the main character. The series is an adaptation of the 1980 film of the same name where Julian was played by Emmy nominee Richard Gere (MotherFatherSon).
Other cast members of the series include Gretchen Mol (seven seconds) like Michelle Straton, Lizzie Brocheré (Waterfall) like Isabelle, Gabriel LaBelle (New Cherry Flavor) like Johnny and Leland Orser (Blind spot) as Stratton and Emmy Award winner Rosie O’Donnell (run the world) as Detective Sunday, according to SHOWTIME’s press release. Alex Fernandez (good problem) will play Panish alongside Mark Mahoney (Pam and Tommy) like McGregor, Yolonda Ross (Lowering) like Lizzy, Laura Liguori (Ugly Betty) as Elizabeth ShannonHouse, Emmy Award-winning Wayne Brady (The Good Fight) like Lorenzo, Sandrine Holt (Mister Robot) like Olga and Taylor Blackwell (foreign resident) like Lisa Beck.
The series follows Julian Kaye (Bernthal) after he was released from prison following a wrongful conviction 15 years prior. Once released, Julian is forced to navigate his newly complicated relationships as he struggles to come to terms with his past and present identity, as described in a SHOWTIME press release. When a detective (O’Donnell) searches for the truth behind the case that put Julian behind bars, she uncovers a monstrous plot that sets them both on a new path.
american gigolo is produced by ten-time Emmy Award-winning Jerry Bruckheimer (Upper town)who also served as producer on the 1980 film. Other executive producers include ten-time Emmy Award-winning Jonathan Littman (Expert: Vegas)KristieAnne Reed (Lucifer)Russell Rothberg (Foundation)and Nikki Toscano (hunters) who also serves as showrunner. Toscano replaced former showrunner David Hollander (How we ride) who was fired from the series following a misconduct investigation.
american gigolo will premiere on Friday, September 9, on demand and on SHOWTIME’s streaming platforms. The season premiere will debut on cable Sunday, Sept. 11 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on SHOWTIME.