Kumail Nanjiani is ready to star and government produce Immigrant at Hulu, a restricted collection following the origin story of the stripper troupe Chippendales. The Silicon Valley star has teamed up with Pam & Tommy lead creator Robert Siegel to work on the mission, which can run eight episodes. The present has earned a straight-to-series order, following the true story of Somen “Steve” Banerjee.
Per Deadline, the collection will comply with “the insane, darkly comedic, crime-ridden story behind the distinctive male revue that turned a cultural phenomenon.” The Indian American entrepreneur shaped Chippendales, however was later caught up in a deadly plot to kill a few of his producers, dancers, and choreographers. He later pleaded responsible for arson, racketeering, and homicide for rent.
Nanjiani is presently set to star in Marvel’s upcoming movie with Academy Award winner Chloé Zhao, Eternals, set to debut later this yr. He’ll proceed his trip with Disney property in Obi-Wan Kenobi, a Star Wars collection set at Disney+.
The collection might be written by Robert Siegel, Rajiv Joseph, and Mehar Sethi, who’re additionally set to government produce the mission with Nanjiani, Dylan Sellers, and Chris Parker. Emily V. Gordon, who co-wrote The Large Sick with Nanjiani, can be set to government produce the mission. twentieth Tv will function the studio on the collection.
Immigrant additionally marks the second Hulu collection order for Siegel following true occasions. The author can be engaged on Pam & Tommy, which is ready to painting the true story behind the discharge intercourse tape of Pamela Anderson (Lily James) and Tommy Lee (Sebastian Stan).