Netflix Unveils First Look At Gillian Anderson In British Comedy Drama ‘Sex Education’

Netflix has unveiled the first look at its own brand of Sex Education. The SVOD service has revealed the first images of the British comedy drama, starring Gillian Anderson.

The X-Files star plays a sex therapist in the series, which is produced by British indie Eleven Film. She is joined by Ender’s Game star Asa Butterfield, who plays Otis Thompson, a socially awkward high school virgin who lives his sex therapist mother. He teams up with “whip-smart bad-girl” Maeve to set up a clinic to deal with their fellow students’ weird and wonderful problems.

The coming-of-awkward-age dramedy was created by newcomer Laurie Nunn. The series is set for a 2019 launch. It will be exec produced by Eleven Film co-founders Jamie Campbell and Joel Wilson and will be directed by Catastrophe’s Ben Taylor, who also exec produces. Ncuti Gatwa (Stonemouth), Connor Swindells (Harlots) and Kedar Williams-Stirling (Will) round out the cast.

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