Disney has announced that the upcoming eight-episode limited series, “Welcome to Chippendales” (f.k.a. Immigrant) will premiere on Disney+ under the Star banner in Australia and New Zealand on Tuesday, November 22, 2022. The series will also be coming to Hulu in the United States and Disney+ in Canada on the same day. The show will also release on Star+ in Latin America and Disney+ in all other territories however a release date for other regions has not been announced yet.
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“Welcome to Chippendales” follows the story of Banerjee (Kumail Nanjiani), the Indian-American entrepreneur who started the famed troop Chippendales. The show will detail the insane, darkly comedic, crime-ridden story behind the unique male revue that became a cultural phenomenon.
The series stars Kumail Nanjiani (The Big Sick), Murray Bartlett (The White Lotus), Juliette Lewis (Yellowjackets), Annaleigh Ashford (American Crime Story) Quentin Plair (The Good Lord Bird) and Robin de Jesús (tick, tick… BOOM!).
Robert Siegel and Nanjiani executive produce alongside Dylan Sellers, Jenni Konner, Matt Shakman, Emily V. Gordon, Nora Silver and Rajiv Joseph, who will write on the series along with Mehar Sethi. Siegel and Konner serve as co-showrunners and Shakman will direct. Jacqui Rivera is co-executive producer and Annie Wyman is co-producer.
20th Television is the studio.