As I’ve written before, you need only know two things about Paramount+’s television adaptation of Fatal Attraction: 1) It’s an erotic thriller, and 2) it stars Joshua Jackson and Lizzy Caplan. Are you in? Me too. Here’s the trailer:
The TV adaptation will be a modern retelling from the point of view of Lizzy Caplan’s character. Instead of being a villain to Joshua Jackson’s hero, Caplan’s character will likely be sympathetic, and if the husband/wife thrillers I’ve been reading the last few years are any indication, whatever drives her character to boil a bunny will probably have to do with gaslighting. Appropriately, Alexandra Cunningham — who wrote and produced Hulu’s Dirty John — is tackling the reboot.
The series also stars Amanda Peet, Alyssa Jirrels, and Toby Huss. It premieres on April 30th.