Being the fifth oldest film studio means that Paramount pictures have been home to the best series ranging from family drama, crime drama, reality shows, or even Korean Dramas. Evil, Blue Bloods, and The Equalizer are some of the Elite crime dramas to ever stream on Paramount and now adding to the list is the Upcoming miniseries The Offer. The Offer is based on the experiences of Al Ruddy while he was making the Godfather series back in 1972. Written by Micheal Talkin, the Offer is more of a biography as it will tell a detailed account of how Francis Ford’s movie was developed, produced, released and the problems they encountered.
The Offer Season 1 Release Date:
The project was first announced in September 2020 to air in Paramount, but filming began in July 2021. Due to the pandemic, they had to put the production on pause when one of them tested positive. After resumption, filming was to take place at the Chateau Marmont, but there was a change of plans due to an ongoing Labor Dispute. Recently, the showrunners announced the official release date of the series is on 28th April 2022. The miniseries has ten episodes, but only the first three episodes will be released on the first day. The rest will be released every Thursday on Paramount up until June.
The Offer Season 1 Cast:
Many changes have been made to the series casting as some of them dropped out, like Armie Hammer, the series protagonist, who had to be replaced by Miles Teller. The Divergent Series star will be playing Albert Ruddy alongside Mathew Goode as Robert Evans. Giovanni Ribisi portrays Joe Colombo, Colin Hanks as Barry, Dan Fogler as Francis Juno Temple as Betty, and Burn Gorman as Charles. Other casts include Justin Chambers as Marlon, Patrick Gallo playing Maria, Josh Zuckerman acting as Peter Bart, Meredith Garretson, Nora Arnezeder, Paul McCrane, Anthony Skordi, Jake Cannavale, James Madison, and many others.
The Offer Season 1 Plot:
Not so much has been disclosed about the plot, but all there is that the series will be a biography of The Godfather making process. The miniseries are based on The Godfather, A 1972 film inspired by a novel of the same. Published by Mario Puzo, the novel is about a fictional Mafia family hailing in New York. The mafia family is headed by Vito, also known as the Godfather, whose earlier life from childhood to adulthood is the main plot of the Godfather series. The Offer will detail the criteria they used in choosing the cast, the movie’s budget, the production cost, and maybe the equipment used.
The Offer Season 1 Trailer:
‘You can’t make a classic without pulling some strings,’ goes the introduction of the released trailer. The trailer does not give us an idea of what the series will involve. It only tells us things we already know; The series will be a Paramount production. As we wait for the trailer for the series, you can check out The Godfather crime film, The Godfather Trilogy, all on Paramount. There are also various crime series like Godfather of Harlem showing on Epix, and with two seasons already out, it is the perfect series to binge on as we await the series debut.