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Sexy Beast: A First-Look at The Eight-Episode Prequel Series From Paramount+

L-R Emun Elliot as Don Logan and James McArdle as Gal Dove in Sexy Beast, streaming on Paramount+ 2023

Paramount+ new original drama series is the prequel to the 2000 film, produced by AC Chapter One and Anonymous Content in association with Paramount Television International Studios. The eight-episode series will premiere on January 25, 2024. The photos in this article are a first-look release.

L-R James McArdle as Gal Dove and Sarah Greene as Dee Dee Harrison in Sexy Beast streaming on Paramount+ 2023

The eight-episode series stars James McArdle (Mare of Easttown, Angels in America) as Gal Dove, Emun Elliott (The Rig, The Gold) as Don Logan, Tamsin Greig (Episodes, Friday Night Dinner) as Cecilia, Stephen Moyer (Shots Fired, True Blood) as Teddy Bass, and Sarah Greene (Bad Sisters, Normal People) as Deedee Harrison.

L-R Ricci Mcleod as Pete, Emun Elliot as Don, James McArdle as Gal Dove, John Dagleish as Aitch, Kyle Rowe as Larryon in Sexy Beast streaming on Paramount+ 2023

Sexy Beast tells the origins of Gal (McArdle) and Don’s (Elliott) complicated relationship as they descend into the seductive madness of the London criminal world during the vibrant and volatile 1990s, while Gal’s budding relationship with Deedee (Greene) threatens everything in their world.

L-R Tamsin Greig as Cecilia Logan and Emun Elliot as Don Logan in Sexy Beast streaming on Paramount+ 2023

“I feel very fortunate to be a part of this world,” said series star McArdle. “The original story leaves so much space for us all to wonder what happened within Gal and Don’s friendship in the years prior. I’m looking forward to everyone being able to rediscover these characters and find out.”

 L-R Stephen Moyer as Teddy Bass, Emun Elliot as Don Logan, Sarah Greene as Dee Dee Harrison in Sexy Beast Sanne Gault/Matt Towers/Paramount+

Sexy Beast also stars Eliza Bennett (Dynasty), Clea Martin (Hanna), Nicholas Nunn (The Victim), Peter Ferdinando (The Letter for the King), John Dagleish (The Third Day), Robbie Gee (Motherland), Paul Kaye (The Stranger), Lex Shrapnel (Infiniti), Cally Lawrence (Who Is Alice), David Kennedy (Hollyoaks), Julian Rhind-Tutt (Greenwing), Ralph Brown (Godfather of Harlem), Nitin Ganatra (EastEnders) and Alice Bailey Johnson (This Is Going to Hurt).

L-R Emun Elliott as Don Logan, Stanley Morgan as Tommy and James McArdle as Gal Dove in Sexy Beast streaming on Paramount+ 2023

The series concluded its filming on location in Liverpool earlier this year. Executive producers for the project include Michael Caleo, Nicole Clemens, Antony Smith, Michael Scheel, JC Acosta, Alastair Galbraith, and David Caffrey. Additionally, the original film's writers, David Scinto and Louis Mellis, are also on board as executive producers. Paramount Global Content Distribution is handling the distribution of the series.

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