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[01/29/21 - 11:19 PM]
Development Update: Friday, January 29
Updates include: ABC greenlights five pilots, including "The Wonder Years" reboot; Joel Kinnaman joins HBO's "In Treatment" revival; and HBO Max fills out cast of "Verbatim" pilot.

[01/26/21 - 11:43 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, January 26
Updates include: FOX acquires Canadian legal drama "Diggstown"; Tian Richards cast as Tom Swift in The CW's "Nancy Drew"; and Michael Stahl-David signs onto drama pilot "Good Sam" at CBS.

[01/19/21 - 11:48 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, January 19
Updates include: Netflix's "Peaky Blinders" to sign off after six seasons; truTV pulls the plug on "At Home with Amy Sedaris"; and TBS greenlights a pair of comedy pilots.

[12/10/20 - 11:39 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, December 10
Updates include: Rosie O'Donnell cast in Showtime's "American Gigolo"; HBO expands ensemble of "The Gilded Age"; and "The Ellen DeGeneres" shuts down after DeGeneres herself tests positive for COVID-19.

[11/16/20 - 11:38 PM]
Development Update: Monday, November 16
Updates include: Alec Baldwin, Kelsey Grammer to star in ABC comedy series; Gretchen Mol tapped for Showtime's "American Gigolo"; and Freeform's "None of the Above" reveals principal cast.

[03/11/20 - 11:11 AM]
Showtime(R) Orders Drama Pilot "American Gigolo" Starring Jon Bernthal
The potential series, a present-day reimagining of the iconic 1980 film, will be written and directed by Emmy nominee David Hollander.

[11/02/16 - 11:47 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, November 2
Updates include: Bruce Helford exits "Kevin Can Wait" as showrunner; Neil LaBute to bring "American Gigolo" to Showtime; and John Singleton, Dallas Jackson are "Straight Outta Heaven" for The CW.







AMERICAN GIGOLO (SHOWTIME)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
11/2/16 - 1/29/21
STATUS:
currently in development (2021-2022 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
ordered to pilot
DESCRIPTION:
(from Showtime's press release, March 2020) SHOWTIME has announced a pilot order for the drama series AMERICAN GIGOLO, starring Jon Bernthal (Ford v Ferrari, The Walking Dead) and written and directed by Emmy nominee David Hollander (RAY DONOVAN). Jerry Bruckheimer, who produced the original film, will executive produce along with Jonathan Littman and KristieAnne Reed. Bernthal also serves as a producer. The project is a production of Paramount Television Studios. The announcement was made today by Gary Levine, President of Entertainment, Showtime Networks Inc. AMERICAN GIGOLO is a present-day reimagining of the iconic 1980 film. Bernthal will play Julian Kaye, who is introduced 18 years after he's been arrested for murder and struggling to find his footing in the modern-day Los Angeles sex industry, while seeking the truth about the set-up that sent him to prison all those years ago and also hoping to reconnect with Michelle, his one true love.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Gabriel LaBelle as Johnny
· Gretchen Mol as Michelle
· Jon Bernthal as Julian Kaye
· Leland Orser as Richard Stratton
· Lizzie Brocheré as Isabelle
· Rosie O'Donnell as Detective Sunday
· Wayne Brady as Lorenzo
CREW INFORMATION:
· David Hollander as CRTR/EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Jerry Bruckheimer as EP
· Jonathan Littman as EP
· KristieAnne Reed as EP
GENRE(S):
· based on a feature film
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Jerry Bruckheimer Television
· Paramount Television