Showtime released the first trailer for American Gigolo starring Jon Bernthal. The series was a reboot of a 1980 film of the same name. The short teaser had a ton of sex sequences and crime-based situations. Bernthal’s Julian trying to solve why he was framed and wrongfully convicted for a murder. Watch the teaser trailer below.
The series also stars Lizzie Brocheré as Isabelle, the heiress to a ring of sex workers; Gabriel LaBelle as Johnny, a younger version of Julian; Leland Orser as Richard Stratton, a self-made tech billionaire; and guest star Wayne Brady as Julian’s best friend and mentor, Lorenzo.
American Gigolo synopsis follows, “Julian Kaye, 15 years after being arrested for murder and struggling to find his footing in the modern-day Los Angeles sex industry, seeks the truth about the frame that sent him to prison all those years ago and also hopes to reconnect with his one true love, Michelle.”
The 10-episode series is directed by Paul Schrader. Jon Bernthal produces, and executive producers are David Hollander, Jerry Bruckheimer, Jonathan Littman, and KristieAnne Reed.