Paul Schrader Thinks American Gigolo Adaptation is a ‘Terrible Idea’

June 5, 2022

Days after Showtime dropped a teaser for its American Gigolo adaptation, Paul Schrader took to social media to voice his opinion about the upcoming series. Schrader penned and directed the 1980 neo-noir American Gigolo, starring Richard Gere and Lauren Hutton, about a male escort framed for murder. Showtime’s adaptation will star Jon Bernthal (The Walking Dead) and Gretchen Mol (Boardwalk Empire).

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