The mid 90’s were a wild time. If you were a teenager in 1995, you dealt with grunge and techno, crazy movies like Hackers and Johnny Mnemonic, JNCO baggy jeans, and the birth of the internet. America Online on a dial up connection slower than the speed of smell. AIM chat rooms and the first emojis. You also got to experience an unprecedented celebrity scandal that was beyond what anyone could expect at the time. The stolen and leaked sex tape of Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee and Baywatch star Pamela Anderson. Now, the story of that whole ordeal comes to life in a new Hulu series called Pam & Tommy.
Coming to the Hulu streaming service starting in February of 2022, Pam & Tommy stars Lily James as Anderson and Sebastian Stan as Lee in the story of their stolen private sex tape being leaked online and how it changed the world as we knew it. Also starring Seth Rogen and Nick Offerman, Pam & Tommy follows the story of the thief who stole a safe from the couple’s home only to find a different ‘treasure’ than he expected and the unraveling controversy of releasing the tape online for sale as well as the repercussions felt by the rock icon and the TV icon.
It also explores the beginnings of the dark side of the internet and the foundation for the current trend of sensationalism and tabloid journalism that runs rampant today.
This series looks to also dive deep into the mental strain of celebrity, especially in the wake of a scandal. A scandal that should never of happened. A scandal based around a private and intimate moment between a married couple. A moment meant to stay private, but was instead stolen and broadcasted to the entire world. And, with this cast, this series looks to be an amazing dive into the true story of the tape seen ‘round the world.
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