More details have been revealed on the upcoming Hulu/Star Original series “Immigrant”, which is going to star Kumail Nanjiani as Somen “Steve” Banerjee, the Indian-American entrepreneur who started Chippendales. The series will detail the insane, darkly comedic, crime-ridden story behind the unique male revue that became a cultural phenomenon.
According to Deadline, Andrew Rannells, has joined the series and will play the rich kid investor in Chippendales New York and the love interest of producer-choreographer Nick De Noia, which will be played by Quentin Bartlett.
Andrew Rannells has previously starred in Showtime’s “Black Monday”, HBO’s “Girls” and Netflix’s “The Prom”.
The new series will also star Annaleigh Ashford and Nicola Peltz.
20th Television is creating the series for Disney’s streaming service with Robert Siegel, who has previously created the Hulu/Star Original series, “Pam & Tommy”. The show is being released on Hulu in the United States, Star+ in Latin America and on Disney+ internationally.
Roger has been a Disney fan since he was a kid and this interest has grown over the years. He has visited Disney Parks around the globe and has a vast collection of Disney movies and collectibles. He is the owner of What's On Disney Plus & DisKingdom.