Hulu has released the full trailer for the upcoming eight-episode limited series, “Welcome to Chippendales.”
The series will premiere on Hulu in the US and on Disney+ in Canada, Australia and New Zealand on Tuesday, November 22, 2022 and on Disney+ in the UK and Ireland on January 11, 2023. The series will also be coming to Star+ in Latin America and Disney+ in all other territories however a release date for other regions has not been announced yet.
A sprawling true-crime saga, “Welcome to Chippendales” tells the outrageous story of Somen “Steve” Banerjee, an Indian immigrant who became the unlikely founder of the world’s greatest male-stripping empire—and let nothing stand in his way in the process.
“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!).
Check out the trailer below:
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.