Dirty John (TV series)

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Dirty John
Genre
Created by Alexandra Cunningham
Based on Dirty John
by Christopher Goffard
Starring
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
Production
Executive producer(s)
Production company(s)
Release
Original network Bravo

Dirty John is an upcoming American true crime anthology television series based on the podcast of the same name by Christopher Goffard that is set to premiere on Bravo. The series was created and written by Alexandra Cunningham who is also set to executive produce alongside Richard Suckle, Charles Roven, Mark Herzog, Christopher G. Cowen, and Chris Argentieri.

Premise[edit]

Season one of Dirty John is poised to tell the story of "how a romance with the charismatic John Meehan spiraled into secrets, denial, manipulation, and ultimately, survival – with horrific consequences for an entire family."[1]

Cast and characters[edit]

Main[edit]

Recurring[edit]

Guest[edit]

  • Lindsey Kraft

Production[edit]

Development[edit]

On January 28, 2018, it was announced that Bravo had given a series order to Dirty John, a new television series created and written by Alexandra Cunningham. The series order was reportedly for two seasons in which Cunningham will executive produce alongside Richard Suckle, Charles Roven, Mark Herzog, Christopher G. Cowen and Chris Argentieri. Production companies involved in the series include Universal Cable Productions, Los Angeles Times Studios, and Atlas Entertainment.[1][2][3][4][5][6][7]

Casting[edit]

On March 26, 2018, it was announced that Connie Britton had been in the series' lead role.[8][9] On April 3, 2018, it was reported that Eric Bana had joined the main cast as the eponymous John Meehan.[10] On June 14, 2018, it was announced that Jean Smart had been cast in a recurring role.[11] In July 2018, it was reported that Juno Temple, Julia Garner, Kevin Zegers, Keiko Agena, John Karna, Sprague Grayden, Cliff Chamberlain, Jake Abel, and David Barrera had been cast in recurring roles.[12][13][14][15] On August 16, 2018, it was announced that Lindsey Kraft had been cast in guest starring role.[16]

Other media[edit]

Oxygen has ordered a companion docuseries investigating the real life Dirty John through the eyes of those he deceived. The project will be executive produced by Mark Herzog and Christopher G. Cowen with production companies including Herzog & Co and Los Angeles Times Studios.[1][17]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Andreeva, Nellie; Petski, Denise (January 30, 2018). "'Dirty John': Bravo Gives 2-Season Order To True Crime Anthology Series, Oxygen Greenlights Companion Docuseries". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved February 26, 2018. 
  2. ^ Rosenfeld, Laura (January 31, 2018). "The Dirty John True Crime Podcast Is Becoming an Anthology Series on Bravo". Bravo. Retrieved February 26, 2018. 
  3. ^ Keene, Allison (January 29, 2018). "'Dirty John': Popular True Crime Podcast Heads to Bravo as an Anthology Series". Collider. Retrieved February 26, 2018. 
  4. ^ Carr, Mary Kate (January 30, 2018). "Bravo orders 'Dirty John' true crime anthology". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved February 26, 2018. 
  5. ^ Littleton, Cynthia (January 30, 2018). "Bravo, Oxygen Order Scripted Series and Docu Based on 'Dirty John' Podcast". Variety. Retrieved February 26, 2018. 
  6. ^ Kiefer, Halle (January 29, 2018). "Bravo Will Reportedly Turn Dirty John Podcast Into a Drama Anthology". Vulture. Retrieved February 26, 2018. 
  7. ^ Goldberg, Lesley (January 28, 2018). "'Dirty John' Anthology Based on L.A. Times Articles Set at Bravo With 2-Season Order (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved February 26, 2018. 
  8. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (March 26, 2018). "Connie Britton To Topline Bravo's 'Dirty John' True Crime Anthology Series". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved March 26, 2018. 
  9. ^ Otterson, Joe (March 26, 2018). "Connie Britton to Star in Bravo Anthology Series 'Dirty John'". Variety. Retrieved March 26, 2018. 
  10. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (April 3, 2018). "Eric Bana To Star As John Meehan In 'Dirty John' Bravo True Crime Anthology Series". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved April 3, 2018. 
  11. ^ Petski, Denise (June 14, 2018). "'Dirty John': Jean Smart To Recur As Connie Britton's Mom In Bravo True-Crime Anthology Series". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved June 14, 2018. 
  12. ^ Petski, Denise (July 11, 2018). "'Dirty John': Julia Garner & Juno Temple To Co-Star In Bravo True Crime Anthology Series". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved July 11, 2018. 
  13. ^ Petski, Denise (July 23, 2018). "'Dirty John': Kevin Zegers To Recur In Bravo True Crime Anthology Series". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved July 23, 2018. 
  14. ^ Petski, Denise (July 24, 2018). "'Dirty John': Bravo True Crime Anthology Rounds Out Cast; Jeffrey Reiner To Direct". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved July 24, 2018. 
  15. ^ Petski, Denise (July 31, 2018). "'Dirty John': Jake Abel & David Barrera To Recur In Bravo True Crime Anthology". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved July 31, 2018. 
  16. ^ Iannucci, Rebecca (August 16, 2018). "Living Biblically's Lindsey Kraft Books Top-Secret Dirty John Gig". TVLine. Retrieved August 16, 2018. 
  17. ^ "Oxygen and Bravo Are Turning The 'Dirty John' Podcast Into Multiple TV Series". Oxygen. February 2, 2018. Retrieved February 26, 2018. 

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