Series to stream on Disney+ under the Star bannerLaunches with first three episodes
LONDON, UK (Monday 20 December) – Today, Disney+ announced original limited series “Pam & Tommy”, will premiere Wednesday, 2nd February in the UK with the first three episodes, on Disney+ under the Star banner.
The series, based on a true scandal, features an all-star cast including Lily James (“Yesterday”), Sebastian Stan (“The Falcon and the Winter Soldier”), Nick Offerman (“Parks and Recreation”), Taylor Schilling (“Orange is the New Black”) and Seth Rogen (“Long Shot”).
“Pam & Tommy” is executive produced by Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg, James Weaver and Alex McAtee at Point Grey, and Megan Ellison, Sue Naegle and Ali Krug at Annapurna. The series is written by executive producers Rob Siegel and DV DeVincentis, and directed by executive producer Craig Gillespie. Dylan Sellers, Dave Franco, Chip Vucelich and Sarah Gubbins also serve as executive producers.
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Annapurna, founded by Megan Ellison over a decade ago, focuses on creating and acquiring high-quality original content appealing to audiences across film, television, interactive, and theatre. In 2019, Annapurna partnered with MGM to establish the theatrical film marketing and distribution joint venture, United Artists Releasing. Annapurna has garnered a total of 55 Academy Award® nominations, including five Best Picture nods for AMERICAN HUSTLE, HER, ZERO DARK THIRTY, PHANTOM THREAD, and VICE. The company is in production on Universal’s SHE SAID, directed by Maria Schrader, written by Rebecca Lenkiewicz and starring Carey Mulligan and Zoe Kazan, set for release on November 18, 2022, followed by LANDSCAPE WITH INVISIBLE HAND, written and directed by Cory Finley and starring Tiffany Haddish. Annapurna Pictures next release will be Jerrod Carmichael’s directorial debut feature ON THE COUNT OF THREE, in partnership with MGM’s Orion Pictures. Annapurna Television has several projects in various stages of production including PAM AND TOMMY with Hulu, THE STAIRCASE with HBO Max, DEAD RINGERS with Amazon, THE CHANGELING with Apple TV+, I LOVE THIS FOR YOU with Showtime and BLOOD SUGAR with HBO. Their development slate includes the limited series adaptation of Celeste Ng’s New York Times Bestselling debut novel, EVERYTHING I NEVER TOLD YOU, with Apple TV+. Annapurna Theatre is the multi-award winning live stage division of Annapurna. Their credits include the New York, West End and live broadcast productions of FLEABAG written and performed by Phoebe Waller-Bridge and the film adaptation of David Hare’s BEAT THE DEVIL starring Ralph Fiennes (Showtime/Sky Arts). West End credits include THE OCEAN AT THE END OF THE LANE, Natasha Gordon’s NINE NIGHT (the first play written by a black British woman ever produced in the West End), DEATH OF A SALESMAN starring Wendell Pierce, THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME and Laura Wade’s Olivier Award-winning HOME I’M DARLING. Broadway credits include the Tony Award-winning DAVID BYRNE’S AMERICAN UTOPIA, Jamie Lloyd’s Tony-nominated production of BETRAYAL starring Tom Hiddleston, NETWORK starring Tony Award-winner Bryan Cranston, THE LEHMAN TRILOGY and Marianne Elliott’s production of Stephen Sondheim’s COMPANY. Annapurna Interactive works with independent game creators from around the world, helping them create and release personal experiences for everyone. Notable games released by the company include WHAT REMAINS OF EDITH FINCH (2017 BAFTA Best Game), FLORENCE (2018 BAFTA Mobile Game), and OUTER WILDS (2019 BAFTA Best Game). Recent and forthcoming releases include NEON WHITE (from Ben Esposito), TWELVE MINUTES (from Luis Antonio, featuring James McAvoy, Daisy Ridley, and Willem Dafoe), and THE ARTFUL ESCAPE (from Beethoven + Dinosaur).
ABOUT POINT GREY
Launched in 2011 by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg, Point Grey Pictures (PGP) is a production company dedicated to creating multi-genre film and television content anchored in dynamic, authentic and passionate storytelling. Known for box-office hits like NEIGHBORS and THIS IS THE END, to the first R-rated CGI film SAUSAGE PARTY, to the Academy Award-nominated THE DISASTER ARTIST and unconventional series like PREACHER, FUTURE MAN and BLACK MONDAY – PGP continues to bring a range of smart, irreverent narratives to audiences. Garnering over one billion dollars in global box office results, Point Grey has created a variety of successful films from indie to blockbuster.
The Point Grey team is currently preparing for the release of the highly anticipated Hulu series PAM & TOMMY, starring Lily James, Sebastian Stan and Rogen. They are also in production on the third season of their critically acclaimed series THE BOYS as well as the animated spin-off DIABOLICAL. Their hit Showtime series BLACK MONDAY recently wrapped its third season. On the film side, they most recently produced AN AMERICAN PICKLE on HBO Max starring Rogen, and the year prior had two big successes with Jonathan Levine’s romantic comedy LONG SHOT, starring Rogen and Charlize Theron, and Lee Eisenberg and Gene Stupnitsky’s box office hit GOOD BOYS. The company is in active development on the CG remake of TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES for Paramount and Nickelodeon.
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