The series will be a huge hit if Nicole Kidman & David E. Kelley are involved. The screenwriter and producer have teamed back up after their work on Big Little Lies.
9 Perfect Strangers is an eight-episode Hulu series. Based on Liane Morrison’s Big Little Lies novel, it follows a group of city people who discover their stay in a serene wellness retreat isn’t what they expected. Kidman joins a star-studded cast to make this drama a must-see for the end of summer. Here are some facts.
Nine Perfect Strangers release date on Amazon Prime Video
Amazon Prime Video will release the first three episodes in Nine Perfect Strangers. Friday 20th of August, the rest five being added weekly up to the finale on Friday, September 24th.
Amazon’s partnership was announced with Kidman’s film in May 2021. Nine Perfect Strangers have an international home besides Hulu which is still exclusive to the United States.
Kidman expressed pride in Kidman’s accomplishments, including bringing Nine Perfect Strangers to Australia during the global COVID-19 pandemic.
“Partnering and working with Melissa McCarthy, Liane Moriarty, David Kelley, and my producing co-workers again, joining hands with Hulu USA and now this global distribution deal, with my home studio of Amazon.
“The stars have aligned for me and I am delighted!”
An all-star cast and creative team are involved.
The show was originally attached to Kidman, who had acquired rights to the book in July 2018, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Oscar-winner, Kidman, who was also named as the star of Masha, will produce the series along with Bruna Mamandrea (Big Little Lies, Gone Girl), the executive producer. Kelley will showrunner alongside John Henry Butterworth, Ford v Ferrari. Samantha Strauss (The End) will write the series.
Nine Perfect Strangers cast: Who stars in the Amazon drama?
Nicole Kidman, at this point in their careers, is used to working alongside stars and Nine Perfect Strangers.
The Academy Award winner, who won the Academy Award for Best Drama Series, will be the series’ director. Tranquillum is a mysterious wellness facility where nine guests can relax but are surprised at what they discover.
Melissa McCarthy, who is best known for her comedy work in the likes ‘Bridesmaids, ‘Spy’ and Ghostbusters, is Kidman’s costar. McCarthy was also Oscar nominated as a dramatic performer for the 2018 biopic? Can You Ever Forgive me?
She portrays Frances Welty (romance novelist), who travels to Tranquillum after confessing that she needs “some fixing”.
Luke Evans (The Pembrokeshire Murders), a lawyer who deals with divorce cases, Regina Hall (Black Monday), a single mother, and Melvin Gregg(American Vandal) as well as Samara Weaving (“Bill & Ted Face The Music”) as a wealthy but troubled couple.
Asher Keddie (Stateless), Michael Shannon (The Shape of Water), and Grace Van Patten(The Meyerowitz Stories), respectively, are fellow city-dwellers in search of a retreat. Manny Jacinto (“The Good Place”) and Tiffany Boone (“The Midnight Sky”) play Tranquillum staff members Yao and Delilah.
Nine Perfect Strangers trailer
Amazon Prime Video’s first trailer for Nine Perfect Strangers was released in June 2021. Melissa McCarthy and Nicole Kidman were the stars. Watch the suspenseful teaser video below.
What is Nine Perfect Strangers about?
Nine Perfect Strangers is a dramatic drama series about a bizarre health and wellbeing center called Tranquillum House, which is run by Masha Dimitrichenko (Kidman).
Masha has an impressive reputation. It invites a diverse group of people to retreat and claims that it “completely transforms” them during their stay.
Don’t expect that your time will be spent relaxing by the pool and taking a back rub.
Is Nine Perfect Strangers based on a book?
Yes. Nine Perfect Strangers is an adaptation of the 2018 novel of that name, which Liane Moriarty is attached to as executive producers.
This is Kidman’s 2nd collaboration with Moriarty. Moriarty was also the author of Big Little Lies.