E! recently spoke to Isla and Josh Gad about their upcoming TV series Wolf Like Me:
Isla Fisher & Josh Gad Tease “Twists & Turns” in Dark New Peacock Series Wolf Like Me
E! News got the inside scoop on Isla Fisher and Josh Gad’s new genre-bending series Wolf Like Me, set to launch on Peacock in January.
Isla Fisher and Josh Gad’s new Peacock series is, put simply, like nothing else you’ve ever seen before.
Dubbed Wolf Like Me, the six-episode show premiering in January follows Gary (Gad), an emotional wreck struggling to provide for his daughter since the death of his wife, and Mary (Fisher), who has a secret she can’t bring herself to share with anyone.
Sounds like a run-of-the-mill drama, right? Not exactly.
“I’ve done dramas—between Marshall and Murder on the Orient Express and Love & Other Drugs, I’ve definitely dabbled—but I’m always looking for a challenge in any script, and with Wolf Like Me, there was a freshness about it,” Gad exclusively told E! News. “It was unlike anything I’d ever read before or seen before and it felt like a really exciting challenge, a really exciting opportunity.”
Fisher was in complete agreement, describing Wolf Like Me as “an interesting melt of genres.”
“And it felt like an original and fun opportunity to tell a love story, an adult love story,” the Australian actress added, attributing the genius of the show to creator-director Abe Forsythe. “But focusing on the dark side as well as the light.”
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