1. What is Nine Perfect Strangers about?

Hulu’s Nine Perfect Strangers follows nine carefully selected city dwellers who enter a 10-day health and wellness retreat under the direction of enigmatic Masha (Nicole Kidman) – who is known for mixing and matching her guests like a cocktail.

With high hopes that their time at Tranquillum House will put them on a path to a better life, the nine strangers surrender to their mysterious host in order to face their innermost demons and heal.

With no knowledge of what Masha has in store for them, the guests are drawn in by the promise of total transformation. Will they stay? Will they go? Do they have a choice?

2. Who Wrote Nine Perfect Strangers?

The series Nine Perfect Strangers is based on The New York Times bestselling book of the same name by Liane Moriarty. The Australian author also wrote Big Little Lies, which was adapted into an HBO series in 2017 starring Nicole Kidman, Reese Witherspoon, Shailene Woodley, Laura Dern and Zoe Kravitz.

3. When Nine Perfect Strangers will be released?

The first three episodes of the Hulu original series Nine Perfect Strangers will be released on Wednesday, August 18, 2021. Following the premiere, new episodes will be released weekly

4. How many Nine Perfect Strangers episodes are there?

Nine Perfect Strangers is an eight part series. The following episodes will be available to stream beginning on August 18th:

Season1 Episode 1 “Random Acts of Mayhem”

Promised total transformation, nine very different people arrive at Tranquillum House, a secluded retreat run by the mysterious wellness guru Masha.

Season 1 Episode 2 “The Critical Path”

As healing begins, the guests begin to doubt the retreat’s unconventional methods. They came for massages and relaxation, not to face their own mortality.

Season 1 Episode 3 “Earth Day”

Forced to live “off of the land” on Earth Day, tension within the group erupts as treatment intensifies and hunger pains set in.

5. Who is in Nine Perfect Strangers’ cast and who do they play?

Everybody has a story, and you’re about to learn theirs. Here’s the scoop on the start-studded cast of Nine Perfect Strangers and their characters.

Nicole Kidman

In additions to executive producing the series, the Academy Award winning actress stars as Masha Dmitrichenko, the resort’s mysterious director who is on a mission to reinvigorate the guests’ tired minds and bodies.

Melissa McCarthy

The Academy Award nominated actress and Nine Perfect Strangers executive producer plays Frances Welty, one of the strangers – and she’s asking the question we’re all wondering: “Is Masha batshit? Or is she the real deal?”

Luke Evans

He plays Lars Lee, one of the most skeptical of the nine strangers, captured in the trailer stating, “Wellness retreats . . . such utter crap.”

Tiffany Boone

She also starred in the Emmy-nominated miniseries Little Fires Everywhere, plays Delilah, Masha’s right hand at Tranquillum House.

Regina Hall

She plays Carmel Schneider, a recent divorcee who is hopeful that Masha can help her heal and transform.

Bobby Cannavale

He plays rough-around-the-edges Tony Hogburn, another one of the nine strangers. He’s uncertain if he belongs at Tranquillum, captured in the trailer stating, “I’m not sure I’m really supposed to be here. Some doors are meant to stay closed.”

Samantha Weaving

The Australian actress plays Jessica Chandler, another one of the strangers, who arrives at Tranquillum with her husband, Ben, in hopes of healing their relationship.

Melvin Gregg

The actor who you might recognize from VINE, plays Ben Chandler, who reluctantly agrees to join his wife Jessica at Tranquillum House.

Michael Shannon

The Academy Award nominee plays Napoleon Marconi, another one of the strangers, who arrives at Tranquillum optimistically with his wife and daughter.

Asher Keddie

She plays Heather Marconi, Napoleon’s wife.

Grace Van Patten

She plays Napoleon’s daughter, Zoe Maconi.

Manny Jacinto

He plays Yao, another of Masha’s trusted employees at Tranquillum House.

6. Where does Nine Perfect Strangers take place and where was it filmed?

Nine Perfect Strangers takes place at Tranquillum House, a boutique health and wellness resort that promises healing and transformation to guests trying to get on a path to a better way of living.

Due to the COVID-19 restrictions, the production was moved from the United States to Australia. Fortunately, because of the move, the 1,400 members of the cast and crew were able to keep their job for six months. Filming locations include Byron Bay, Ballina and Sydney in New South Wales , a state on the east coat of Australia distinguished by its coastal cities and national parks. Newly constructed modern wellness retreat Soma, became one of two locations used for Tranquillum House. Lune de Sang, a sustainable timber plantation owned by mining executive turned glass artist Andy Plummer and his wife, Deirdre, became the second.

7. What is the Nine Perfect Strangers intro song?

The intro song to Nine Perfect Strangers is a cover of the popular song “The Strange Effect,” originally written by Ray Davies in 1965.

8. Who created the Nine Perfect Strangers series?

Nicole Kidman and the creators of Big Little Lies, including famous screenwriter and producer David E. Kelly, teamed up with Hulu to adapt yet another Liane Moriarty hit.

Nine Perfect Strangers was created by Kelly, Bruna Papandrea’s Made Up Stories, Kidman’s Blossom Films and Endeavor Content.

9. Who directed and produced Nine Perfect Strangers?

Jonathan Levine directed all eight episodes of the series and served as executive producer alongside Papandrea, Steve Hutensky and Jodi Matterson for Made Up Stories, Kidman and Per Saari for Blossom Films, Liane Moriarty, showrunner David E. Kelly, John Henry Butterworth, Molly Allen, Samantha Strauss and Melissa McCarthy.