Showtime has debuted its upcoming home improvement comedy The curse starring Emma Stone, Nathan Fielder and Benny Safdie, a first look and a launch date.
The series, which features Stone and Fielder in the first photos (below) wearing hard hats and wielding sledgehammers to renovate a house, will stream on Paramount+ starting November 10 for Showtime subscribers before Showtime launches on November 12. premiering the first three episodes at the 2023 New York Film Festival on October 12.
In other early footage, Fielder sits atop a bulldozer while Stone runs in front of a glass-walled house. The comedy explores a supposed curse that disrupts a newly married couple’s relationship as they try to conceive a child while starring in their new home improvement show.
Stone and Fielder play the couple, while Safdie is the producer of the HGTV show. Guest stars include Barkhad Abdi, Corbin Bernsen and Constance Shulman.
The Showtime and A24 co-production is co-created, executive produced and written by Safdie and Fielder, who also direct. Stone, Dave McCary, Ali Herting and Josh Safdie share executive producing credits.
The curse marks the latest TV outing for Stone, best known for star returns La La Land And Birdmanand who will also appear as Frankengirl in Yorgos Lanthimos’ Poor things. Stone’s production banner has its first TV deal with A24.
The curse will debut internationally on Paramount+ on November 10 in Canada and on November 11 in the UK, Australia, Latin America, South Korea, Italy, Germany, Switzerland and Austria.