An American Gigolo remake with Jon Bernthal in TV series

An American Gigolo remake with Jon Bernthal

Ten episodes to replay the cult film worn by Richard Gere at the time.

The American channel Showtime will bring another cult film from the 1980s up to date. It has just ordered 10 episodes ofAmerican gigolo, worn by the former of Walking dead and The Punisher, Jon bernthal.

He will put himself in the shoes of Richard Gere, 40 years later, playing a high-end Escort boy named Julian Kaye. Julian will be found 18 years after being arrested for murder and struggling to find his place in the modern Los Angeles sex industry, while searching for the truth about the stunt that sent him to jail so many years ago. years. Also hoping to reconnect with Michelle (played by Gretchen Mol, of Boardwalk Empire), his only true love. We will also find in the cast Rosie O’Donnell, Lizzie Brocheré and Gabriel LaBelle.

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The author of Ray donovan, David Hollander, will be a writer and director, as well as a producer alongside Jerry Bruckheimer (who produced the original film). “If you haven’t already fallen in love with Jon bernthal, prepare yourselves. Jon absolutely bursts the screen with his searing, brooding, and vulnerable performance in this contemporary take onAmerican gigolo. David Hollander brilliantly reinvents the alluring original film, confronting the mystery, euphoria and danger of our deepest desiress “, tease the boss of Showtime in a press release. No date for the moment.

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