The first sex tape to go viral was that of Pamela Anderson and her partner Tommy Lee: here's what it's about and when Pam & Tommy arrives
From red light scandal to television series. Pam & Tommy is the new miniseries that tells the story of Pamela Anderson and Tommy Lee's sex tape, which was made public against their will and became the first viral video of its kind in history.
The affair dates back to the mid-1990s and is one of the chapters in the turbulent relationship between the former actress and Baywatch lifeguard and the musician. The two were married in 1995, 4 days after they met, and broke up in 1998. A crazy love, which in 1998 sees them protagonists of the scandal: the sex tape of the couple is stolen and made public, going around the world and becoming one of the first viral videos. In the role of Pam there will be the actress Lily James, already known for Downton Abbey, while the damned musician will be played by Sebastian Stan, who we saw in The Falcon and the Winter Soldier. After the publication of the trailer in many await the miniseries weblog Hulu, which in Italy will be distributed by Disney +.
Pam & Tommy: the plot
The plot of the miniseries Pam & Tommy is well known and traces the relationship between former model, actress and playmate Pamela Anderson and musician Tommy Lee. Other protagonist of the affair is Rand Gauthier, an electrician who was fired by Lee and never paid.
Gauthier took revenge by stealing the contents of the safe of Lee and Pam's house, where he also found the famous sex tape. The electrician was also a former porn actor, who passed the material on to red-light impresario Uncle Miltie, who reproduced it, and they put it up for sale. The sex tape of Pam & Tommy thus became the first viral video in history.
Pam & Tommy: the cast
The trailer that has been released shows and confirms the actors of the miniseries Pam & Tommy. Playing the role of the former Baywatch lifeguard is Lily James, while Tommy Lee is played by Sebastian Stan. Electrician and former porn actor Rand Gauthier is played by Seth Rogen, while impresario Uncle Miltie is Nick Offerman.
The cast also includes actors Taylor Schilling (Orange is the New Black), Andrew Dice Clay (Hap and Leonard), Pepi Sonuga (Famous in Love), Spencer Granese (Mayans M.C.) and Mozhan Marnò (The Blacklist).
Pam & Tommy: when and where to see it
The series was written by Robert Siegel and D.V. DeVincentis and is directed by Crai Gillespie, director of Tonya.
It is an original Hulu production, which will arrive on streaming in February 2022 in the United States. In Italy it will be distributed by the Disney+ platform, but it's not clear if it will be released simultaneously in both countries.