Nicholas Peltz plays Canadian actress and Playboy Playmate Dorothy Stratten in the upcoming Hulu drama series Welcome to Chippendales. Stratten was allegedly murdered by her husband and manager, Paul Snider, when she was only 20 years old. Nicola Peltz is a well-known actress who has starred in a number of movies and TV episodes, including Transformers: Age of Extinction, The Last Airbender, and many more. Peltz will play Dorothy Stratten in the upcoming Hulu series about Chippendale founder Somen “Steve” Banerjee.
Nicola Peltz will play Dorothy Stratten in a new drama series.
Nicola Peltz was born on January 9, 1995, in Westchester County, New York, to entrepreneur Nelson Peltz and model Claudia Heffner. Nicola Peltz made her acting debut at age 11 in John Whitesell’s comedy Deck the Halls, starring Danny DeVito and Matthew Broderick. Peltz portrayed Mackenzie in the film. She then played the character of Becki in another comedy movie called Harold.
Peltz had a notable cameo in M. Night Shyamalan’s action-adventure film The Last Airbender. In the film, she played the role of Katara, an adolescent girl. Nicola Peltz later starred in television shows such as Bates Motel When the Streetlights Go Out and Inhumans. In the teaser for Welcome to Chippendales, Nicola Peltz looks stunning as Dorothy Stratten. The actress effortlessly captures the look and charm of the Playboy Playmate.
Dorothy Stratten has been the subject of numerous pop culture allusions over the years. Californication by the Red Hot Chili Peppers has a Stratten reference. According to reports, Bryan Adams dedicated the song The Best Was Yet to Come to Dorothy Stratten. Death of a Centerfold: The Dorothy Stratten Story and Star 80 were both based on her life.
A look at the Welcome to Chippendales trailer, as well as other information
Kumail Nanjiani plays Somen “Steve” Banerjee in the teaser for Welcome to Chippendales. Kumail Nanjiani dominates the trailer with his commanding presence on screen and his quirky sense of humour. It briefly discusses what inspired Banerjee to start the Chippendales, as well as the dance troupe’s subsequent popularity. Despite the series having criminal aspects, the trailer maintains a more comedic and fun tone.
According to Hulu Press, below is the official synopsis of the show:
“WELCOME TO CHIPPENDALES is a massive true crime drama that follows the incredible story of Somen ‘Steve’ Banerjee, an Indian immigrant who became the unexpected creator of the world’s largest male comics empire – and let nothing stand in his way.”
Apart from Nanjiani in the lead role, the series has a slew of additional actors in major roles. Annaleigh Ashford plays Irene, Spencer Boldman plays Lance McCrae, Robin de Jess plays Ray Colon, Juliette Lewis plays Denise, and Dan Stevens plays Paul Snider. Don’t forget to tune in to Hulu on Tuesday, November 22, 2022 to see Welcome to Chippendales.