Released in 1987, Adrian Lyne’s Fatal Attraction is the latest movie to get its own television series, with Paramount officially ordering the project to series for Paramount+.
Lizzy Caplan (“Castle Rock”) is set to star as female lead Alex, and Deadline now reports this afternoon that Joshua Jackson (“Dr. Death”) has signed on to play Dan Gallagher.
Those were the roles played by Glenn Close and Michael Douglas in the ’80s movie.
“The series explores the timeless themes of marriage and infidelity through the lens of modern attitudes towards strong women, personality disorders and coercive control.”
In the 1987 movie…
“A married man’s one-night stand comes back to haunt him when that lover begins to stalk him and his family.”
Alexandra Cunningham and Kevin Hynes (Dirty John) are writing the script, with Cunningham show-running. The movie’s producers, Stanley Jaffe and Sherry Lansing, exec produce.