Netflix has set a June 7, 2019 premiere date for their new limited original series Armistead Maupin’s Tales of the City. The premiere date announcement arrived along with a teaser trailer, poster, and a batch of photos from the series.
Tales of the City is based on the critically acclaimed novels by Armistead Maupin and stars three-time Oscar nominee Laura Linney (The Savages, Kinsey, You Can Count on Me), Oscar nominee Ellen Page (Juno), and Oscar winner Olympia Dukakis (Moonstruck).
Lauren Morelli (Orange is the New Black) guided the limited series as showrunner. Morelli also executive produced with director Alan Poul, Armistead Maupin, series star Laura Linney, Andrew Stearn, Liza Chasin, Tim Bevan, and Eric Fellner.
About Armistead Maupin’s Tales of the City:
“Inspired by the books of Armistead Maupin, Netflix Original Limited Series Armistead Maupin’s Tales of the City begins a new chapter in the beloved story. Mary Ann (Laura Linney) returns to present-day San Francisco and is reunited with her daughter Shawna (Ellen Page) and ex-husband Brian (Paul Gross), twenty years after leaving them behind to pursue her career.
Fleeing the midlife crisis that her picture-perfect Connecticut life created, Mary Ann is quickly drawn back into the orbit of Anna Madrigal (Olympia Dukakis), her chosen family and a new generation of queer young residents living at 28 Barbary Lane.”