Co-Creator / Co-Executive Producer


Cruel Intentions the TV show is a true sequel to the movie, centering around the rags-to-riches story of 16-year-old Bash Casey (Taylor John Smith), the son of the late Sebastian Valmont (played in the film by Ryan Phillippe) and Annette Hargrove (Kate Levering). After discovering Sebastian's journal, Bash finds himself in a world of sex, money, power, and corruption he never could have imagined, as he trades his small-town Kansas upbringing for a new start in San Francisco - where the beautiful and cunning Kathryn Merteuil (Sarah Michelle Gellar) is vying for control of Valmont International, a multi-billion dollar empire. As the series unfolds, Bash will have to choose between being the kind-hearted man his mother raised or losing himself within the ruthless world of Kathryn and the Valmont Family. Also starring: Peter Gallagher, Coby Bell, Samantha Logan and Natalie Kelly.

Creative Team

Written by: Roger Kumble, Jordan Ross and Lindsey Rosin - Based on the movie written and directed by: Roger Kumble - Directed by: Roger Kumble - Executive Produced by: Neal Moritz, Pavun Shetty and Sony Pictures Studios.


The Cruel Intentions Pilot was filmed in March of 2016. Currently, the pilot is being considered for a summer 2017 premiere on NBC.

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