Jackson will play Dan Gallagher, whose affair with Alex Forrest (Kaplan) leads to an obsession on Alex's part.
Jackson earned a Critics' Choice Awards nomination for his role in Dr. Death. The former "Dawson's Circle" and "The Experiment" star has recently starred in TV shows such as Hulu's "Little Fires Everywhere" and Netflix's "When They See Us."
“Joshua is an incredible talent who creates beautifully complicated characters on both the screen and stage,” said Nicole Clemens, president of original scripted series at Paramount+. “He and Lizzy are perfectly matched to tell a nuanced and modern narrative about the complexities of the human psyche. We’re thrilled to partner with them to bring this provocative and captivating story to a new generation.”
The series will explore the timeless themes of marriage and infidelity through the lens of modern attitudes toward strong women, personality disorders, and coercive control. Alexandra Cunningham with Kevin J. Hines co-wrote the series. Cunningham will be the showrunner, and executive producer alongside Hines, as well as Amblin Television presidents Daryl Frank and Justin Falvey.