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Hulu Orders Drama ‘Immigrant’

Eight Episodes Slated for 2022

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Hulu has given a straight-to-series order to eight episode drama “Immigrant” from “Pam and Tommy” creator Robert Siegel and star/executive producer Kumail Nanjiani. Please see below for announcement details: The logline: “Immigrant” is the true story of Somen “Steve” Banerjee (played by Nanjiani), 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.

“Immigrant” is written by Robert Siegel and executive produced by Siegel, Nanjiani, Dylan Sellers and Emily V. Gordon as well as Rajiv Joseph and Mehar Sethi who will also write on the series. 20th Television serves as the studio on the series.