‘American Gigolo’ Showrunner David Hollander Let Bound by Showtime

David Hollander, attach to helm Showtime’s reboot of American Gigolo, has been fired by the network, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed.

“David Hollander is rarely any longer on the drama sequence American Gigolo and Paramount Tv Studios now no longer has a producing relationship with him,” a spokesperson, who declined to observation extra, told THR in a observation.

The creator, producer and director became once reportedly let disappear following a misconduct investigation, in accordance with Scale again-off date, who first reported the data.

Hollander, who had a longtime relationship with the network as the showrunner of Ray Donovan, became once the developer, creator, director and executive producer for the upcoming TV sequence, which stars We Luxuriate in This City and The Walking Dumb actor Jon Bernthal. The display camouflage is additionally produced by Paramount TV Studios and Jerry Bruckheimer Tv.

Bruckheimer serves as EP, along with Jonathan Littman and co-executive producer KristieAnne Reed. Bernthal and James Oh are producing. Paul Schrader, who wrote and directed the contemporary film, is serving as an executive consultant.

Following extra than seven years in pattern, Showtime gave a 10-episode expose to the display camouflage wait on in June 2021 after a pilot expose in March 2020. In 2016, two years after Bruckheimer first teamed with Paramount TV Studios to raise the story to TV, American Gigolo landed at Showtime with Neil LaBute, who became once attach to jot down the script at the time.

In step with the 1980 film of the identical which became once additionally produced by Bruckheimer and starred Richard Gere as L.A. male escort Julian Kaye, the trendy change sees Bernthal return as the central character 15 years after he’s been arrested for kill. Struggling to search out his footing within the trendy-day Los Angeles sex industry, Kaye additionally seeks to search out solutions regarding the setup that put him in penitentiary whereas additionally hoping to reconnect along with his fancy, Michelle, who is played by Boardwalk Empire alum Gretchen Mol.

The solid additionally involves Rosie O’Donnell as Detective Sunday, Lizzie Brocheré as Isabelle, a sex work ring heiress, Gabriel LaBelle as a younger model of Julian named Johnny and Leland Orser as self-made tech billionaire Richard Stratton. Wayne Brady visitor stars as Julian’s simplest friend and mentor Lorenzo.

Hollander, who earned an Emmy nomination for his work on Ray Donovan, most honest currently co-wrote and directed the drama’s characteristic-length film conclusion, which closed the book on the display camouflage after its season seven cancellation. The former American Gigolo showrunner, who wrote and directed the Showtime sequence’ pilot, previously created CBS’ The Guardian and TNT’s Heartland.