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Will Welcome to Chippendales’ Release Date Be Announced by Hulu? How to Watch This Series

One of the most well-known and adored male revues in the world, Chippendales has an unexpectedly sinister past that will be explored in the true crime limited series Welcome to Chippendales.

The creator of the business, Somen “Steve” Banerjee, an immigrant from India, bought a failing bar in Los Angeles in 1975, and in 1979 he began hosting exotic dance events targeted toward women. Banerjee changed the name of the establishment to Chippendales, and soon it became so well-liked that he had to construct many other clubs across the nation.

Additionally, he had a touring performance that delighted female audiences all throughout the US and Europe. However, the company’s success was marred by scandal when Banerjee employed arson to stunt the expansion of other clubs who were attempting to copy his business model.

Banerjee hired a hitman in 1987 to murder his business partner. He was detained in 1993 and ultimately given a 26-year prison term for a number of offenses, including attempted murder and arson. A year after receiving his sentence, he killed himself in his cell.

Welcome to Chippendales Release Date

The first episode of Welcome to Chippendales airs on Hulu on November 22, 2022. The first week sees the debut of the first two episodes, after which fresh ones will air every week till January 3, 2023.

Will Welcome to Chippendales' Release Date Be Announced by Hulu?

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On January 11, 2023, Disney Plus will provide the limited series in the UK under the Star brand.

Welcome to Chippendales Cast

Obviously, the series will focus primarily on Banerjee himself. Kumail Nanjiani assumes a significant position. Who joins him, then, onscreen? Below is the complete cast listing.

  • Kumail Nanjiani as Somen ‘Steve’ Banerjee
  • Murray Bartlett as Nick De Noia
  • Annaleigh Ashford as Irene
  • Dan Stevens as Paul Snider
  • Juliette Lewis as Denise
  • Quentin Plair as Otis
  • Robin de Jesús as Ray Colon
  • Spencer Boldman as Lance McCrae
  • Nicola Peltz as Dorothy Stratten
  • Philip Shahbaz as Peter Bogdanovich
  • Andrew Rannells

Welcome to Chippendales Plot

The “sprawling true-crime saga” will tell the “outrageous story” of Somen “Steve” Banerjee, according to Hulu. Chippendale, the world’s finest male-stripping empire, is founded by an Indian immigrant, and we’ll see that he won’t let anything stand in his way.

Will Welcome to Chippendales' Release Date Be Announced by Hulu?

The act is based on a real-life international traveling dance ensemble best renowned for male striptease performances. The company was founded in 1979 and was the first all-male stripping crew to earn a living off of performing for predominantly female audiences. But the real-life narrative or Hulu show isn’t just about that.

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Banerjee was arrested and charged in 1993 with plotting the murder of three former business associates, including his “competition,” Nick De Noia. Banerjee was discovered dead in his cell the morning of his sentencing, having hanged himself.

Welcome to Chippendales Trailer

The trailer explains how Chippendales’ creator came up with the company idea, a glimpse of his rivalry with Nick De Noia, and some of the difficulties Steve will get himself into. Watch the video below:

How to Watch Welcome to Chippendales?

Welcome to Chippendales premieres on Hulu in the United States on Tuesday, November 22, 2022. If you need to subscribe to Hulu, you can do it via a standalone Hulu monthly plan, the Hulu Plus Live TV package, or the Disney Plus Bundle, depending on your requirements.

Who’s Writing and Directing Welcome to Chippendales?

Robert Siegel, author of The Wrestler and Pam & Tommy, and Jenni Konner, author of Girls and Single Drunk Female, are the showrunners for Welcome to Chippendales.

The first two episodes were written by Siegel, the third episode was written by Rajiv Joseph (Draft Day), the fourth and sixth episodes were written by Annie Julia Wyman (The Chair), and the fifth episode was written by Jacqui Rivera (Dead to Me).

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In place of The White Tiger’s Ramin Bahrani, Matt Shakman will be directing the first episode of this miniseries. Episodes of a number of well-known shows, including Game of Thrones, The Boys, and Fargo, have been directed by Shakman.

He also helmed each episode of the short-lived Marvel series WandaVision and will helm the Fantastic Four movie for the MCU.


Chippendales is one of the most well-known and adored male revues in the world. The company’s success was marred by scandal when founder Somen “Steve” Banerjee employed arson to stunt competition. A year after receiving a 26-year prison term, he killed himself in his cell.

Welcome to Chippendales premieres November 22, 2022, on Hulu. The miniseries is a “sprawling true-crime saga”. It will tell the “outrageous story” of Somen “Steve” Banerjee. Author Robert Siegel and Jenni Konner are the showrunners.