Pam and Tommy Release Date, Plot, and the Gossip Around it

Remember Motley Crew? Tommy Lee and Pamela Anderson will never be old news. I’m not sure about the rest of you but they live in my head at all times. Pop culture’s bringing back the 90s, and we’ve got no complaints there- and it only makes sense that this Tommy and Pam biography found its way to the screens.

On May 7, Hulu disclosed an initial look at the biographical drama series of this iconic couple, Pam and Tommy, with Lily James and Sebastian Stan playing them. Unbelievably enough, these two pass off for the scandalous couple pretty well.

What is Pam and Tommy About?

What is Pam and Tommy About
What is Pam and Tommy About

In 8 episodes, you see biographical drama, black comedy, crime, and romance, all mixed up and all focused on what brought on the sex tape and what came after. Here’s a quick brush up: the spontaneous couple, to say the least, got married after 96 hours of knowing one another, and gave birth to two sons in ’96 and ’97, and then got divorced. Lee was imprisoned for spousal battery.

The show covers the sex tape scandal. The tape was made on their honeymoon and was illegally distributed, and after a lawsuit against Internet Entertainment Group, the suit was ultimately settled. The show covers everything before the incident and then quietly leads up to the messy marriage and the chaotic breakup.

A disastrous, confusing love story with a catastrophic end. That is what Pam and Tommy is about.

Pam and Tommy Release Date

Pam and Tommy Release Date
Pam and Tommy Release Date

The first trailer for Pam and Tommy was dropped on 5 January and since then, it has been confirmed by Hulu that the series will arrive on the 2nd of February, 2022. Catch this tornado of a love story real soon!

In the trailer, we see Pamela, Tommy, and those who leaked their tape on the internet.

Pam and Tommy Trailer

Speaking of the trailer for Pam and Tommy, here it is. The trailer revolves around Pam and Tommy getting hot and heavy, followed by a robbery that lends the possession of the tape to two men (played by Seth Rogen and Nick Offerman), who, at first, seem hesitant, but then proceed to sell the tape to a website, turning it into a money-making machine. With an anxious Pamela and a worried Tommy, where does the story behind the curtains go?

Watch the official trailer for Pam and Tommy here and now:

Pam and Tommy Production Information

Pam and Tommy Production Information
Pam and Tommy Production Information

Let’s talk production, shall we? First announced in 2018, the show was developed by Seth Rogan and Evan Goldberg. By the end of 2020, the series was greenlighted by Hulu.

The filming officially began on April 5, 2021, in Los Angeles. The filming ended on July 30, 2021.

The episodes will be released on Hulu in the United States of America and on Disney+ internationally. The show will debut with three episodes on 2 February and all new episodes will be released on a week after week basis, following a pattern of curiosity and generation and leaving the viewers looking out for what comes next.

Here is the list of the first three episodes.

Title Directed byWritten byOriginal release date 
“Drilling and Pounding”Craig GillespieRobert D. SiegelFebruary 2, 2022
“I Love You, Tommy”Craig GillespieRobert D. SiegelFebruary 2, 2022
“Jane Fonda”Craig GillespieD.V. DeVincentisFebruary 2, 2022

Pam and Tommy Cast and Crew

Pam and Tommy Cast and Crew
Pam and Tommy Cast and Crew

Now, James and Stan, we’ve heard all about. With Seth Rogan and Nick Offerman in the mix, we can only expect the best.

Lily James as Pamela and Sebastian Stan as Tommy Lee initially felt unworkable, the trailer proved us wrong. The two fit seamlessly into the given roles, and we’ve got to admit, it is pretty impressive and drives our curiosity. We look forward to how the geniuses involved in the making bring forward the drama, comedy, romance, and crime of the tale. Here’s the rest of the cast and crew for Pam and Tommy.

Developed byEvan Goldberg
Seth Rogen
Written byRobert D. Siegel
Directed byCraig Gillespie
Starring(main)Lily James as Pamela Anderson
Sebastian Stan as Tommy Lee
Seth Rogen as Rand Gauthier
Nick Offerman as Uncle Miltie
Taylor Schilling as Erica Gauthier
Starring(recurring)Pepi Sonuga as Melanie
Andrew Dice Clay as Butchie
Spenser Granese as Steve Fasanella
Mozhan Marnò as Gail Chwatsky
Fred Hechinger as Seth Warshavsky
Mike Seely as Hugh Hefner
Jason Mantzoukas as Tommy Lee’s penis
ComposerMatthew Margeson
Executive ProducersMegan Ellison
Dave Franco
Evan Goldberg
Sue Naegle
Seth Rogen
Dylan Sellers
Production CompaniesAnnapurna Television
Limelight
Point Grey Pictures
Ramona Films
EditorEditor Tatiana S. Riegel

Pam and Tommy – What is the Talk in Town?

Pam and Tommy - What is the Talk in Town
Pam and Tommy – What is the Talk in Town

I suppose it comes as no surprise that the couple Tommy and Pamela are in no way affiliated with the project; in fact, they only nodded their heads in disapproval as the project moved forward. Pamela’s friend, Courtney Love expressed her rage about the same via a Facebook post.

She began by saying, “I find this so fucking outrageous,” and continued, “When Pam / Tommy sex tape was out / myself @pattyschemel @xmadmx were making a record. And the lone women in many recording studios in LA. Where all / ALL! The staff engineers/producers/owners / were watching the sex tape with huge schadenfreude.. Guffaws, It was disgusting. I banned anyone from discussing it.. It destroyed my friend Pamelas life. Utterly.”

She also discussed how she declined permission for using her photographs. “Last week I was asked to approve using a Rolling Stone cover of mine/shot by Mark Seliger in this piece of shit/ That they had approved. I said ‘f*ck no.’ shocked. Gentleman don’t approve this sort of thing. My heart goes out to Pammy ♥♥ further causing her complex trauma. And shame on Lily James whoever the fuck she is. #vile.”

The post was later deleted, but to say she disapproves would probably be an understatement.

Moving on to positive statements, Lily James shared photos on Instagram, stating the well-known Anderson quote “It’s great to be blonde. With low expectations, it’s very easy to surprise people.”

Stan posted a picture too, quoting Tommy Lee, “We don’t stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing.”

So, there it is. Everything we know about Pam and Tommy, coming soon on Hulu!

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