Welcome to Chippendales Release Date: How to Watch Welcome to Chippendales in the Us for Free?
A new American drama streaming television miniseries titled Welcome to Chippendales was created by Robert Siegel and is based on the book Deadly Dance: The Chippendales Murders by K. Scot Macdonald and Patrick MontesDeOca. The creator of Chippendales, Somen “Steve” Banerjee, is played by Kumail Nanjiani in the film.
This programme joins a growing list of biographical miniseries on Hulu, including Pam & Tommy, Dopesick, and The Act. It is based on the book Deadly Dance: The Chippendales Murders by K. Scot Macdonald and Patrick MontesDeOca.
Welcome to Chippendales Synopsis
The “sprawling true-crime saga” will tell the “outrageous story” of Somen “Steve” Banerjee, according to Hulu. The Indian immigrant becomes the unlikely founder of Chippendale, the biggest male stripping business in the world, and he won’t let anything stop him.
The show is based on a real dance group that traveled the world and was best known for its male striptease shows. The group was started in 1979 and was the first all-male stripping crew to make a business out of performing for mostly female audiences.
But neither the real-life story nor the Hulu show is just about that. Banerjee was arrested in 1993 and charged with planning to kill three of his former business partners, including Nick De Noia, who was his “rival.” Banerjee was found dead in his cell the morning of the day he was to be sentenced. He had hung himself.
Cast of Welcome to Chippendales
The series will, of course, be mostly about Banerjee himself. The important part is played by Kumail Nanjiani. So who else is on screen with him? Here is the full list of actors:
- Quentin Plair as Otis
- Robin de Jesús as Ray Colon
- Spencer Boldman as Lance McCrae
- Nicola Peltz as Dorothy Stratten
- Philip Shahbaz as Peter Bogdanovich
- Kumail Nanjiani as Somen ‘Steve’ Banerjee
- Murray Bartlett as Nick De Noia
- Annaleigh Ashford as Irene
- Dan Stevens as Paul Snider
- Juliette Lewis as Denise
When Will Welcome to Chippendales Come Out?
The first episode of Welcome to Chippendales will air on Hulu on Tuesday, November 22, 2022. The first week, the first two episodes come out, and every week after that until January 3, 2023, a new episode comes out. The limited series will be available in the UK on Disney Plus through the Star banner on January 11, 2023.
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Check Out the Welcome to Chippendales Trailer
On September 20, 2022, Hulu published the Welcome to Chippendales trailer. The scandalous plot is teased in this 45-second clip, which has numerous actors dressed as the real-life characters they are portraying. Look at it here:
How to Watch Welcome to Chippendales in the Us for Free?
You can also watch Welcome to Chippendales for free. Right now, anyone who isn’t already a subscriber can try Hulu for free for 30 days. All you have to do is sign up, and you’ll have access to everything Hulu has to offer right away for 30 days.
After that, you’ll be charged $8 per month. If you don’t think you’ll use the Disney+ bundle, this might be a better choice for you.
Director And Writer of Welcome to Chippendales
Robert Siegel, who wrote The Wrestler and Pam & Tommy, and Jenni Konner, who wrote Girls and Single Drunk Female, are running the show for Welcome to Chippendales. The first two episodes were written by Siegel, the third episode was written by Rajiv Joseph (Draft Day), the fourth and sixth episodes were written by Annie Julia Wyman (The Chair), and the fifth episode was written by Jacqui Rivera (Dead to Me).
Matt Shakman will direct the first episode of this miniseries instead of The White Tiger’s Ramin Bahrani. Shakman has directed episodes of popular shows like Fargo, The Boys, and Game of Thrones. He also directed every episode of the Marvel limited series WandaVision and will direct the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) movie Fantastic Four.
How Can I watch Welcome to Chippendales?
The first episode of Welcome to Chippendales will air in the US on Hulu on Tuesday, November 22, 2022. If you want to subscribe to Hulu, you can choose between a standalone Hulu monthly plan, the Hulu Plus Live TV package, or the Disney Plus Bundle, depending on your needs.
Production And Casting Details
In May 2021, it was announced that Hulu had given the series a straight-to-series order and that Robert Siegel, Rajiv Joseph, and Mehar Sethi would be the writers. In October 2021, it was announced that Ramin Bahrani would direct and executive produce the series, and Jenni Konner would also join as an executive producer.
In February 2022, it was announced that Matt Shakman would replace Bahrani as director and executive producer. Kumail Nanjiani was named as the show’s star in the first announcement. Murray Bartlett and Annaleigh Ashford joined the cast of the show in January 2022.
In February, it was announced that Dan Stevens would be a regular on the show, joining Quentin Plair and Andrew Rannells. Nicola Peltz would appear as a guest star. In March, recurring cast member Robin de Jess and series regular Juliette Lewis joined the cast. In April, Spencer Boldman became a regular member of the cast.