Nine Perfect Strangers (TV Mini Series 2021) Review & Details

Nine Perfect Strangers (TV Mini Series 2021)
Nine Perfect Strangers (TV Mini Series 2021)
Nine Perfect Strangers (TV Mini-Series 2021)

The American drama streaming television miniseries Nine Perfect Strangers is based on Liane Moriarty’s 2018 novel of the same name. The series launched on Hulu on August 18, 2021, and was created by David E. Kelley, who also co-developed it with John-Henry Butterworth.

Nine Perfect Strangers Synopsis

Nine strangers from the city come together for a 10-day vacation at Tranquillum House, a health and wellness facility that claims to change and heal its visitors. The resort is not what it appears to be, and the visitors are going to learn a lot about each other as well as Masha, the facility’s host.

Series Details

  • Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
  • Network: Hulu
  • Premiere Date: Aug 18, 2021
  • Executive producers: Bruna Papandrea, Steve Hutensky , Nicole Kidman , Per Saari , David E. Kelley , John-Henry Butterworth , Molly Allen , Samantha Strauss , Melissa McCarthy , Jodie Matterson , Lianne Moriarty
  • Filming locations: Byron Bay, New South Wales, Australia
  • Production companies: Blossom Films, Endeavor Content, Made Up Stories


  • Nicole Kidman as Masha Dmitrichenko
  • Melissa McCarthy as Frances Welty
  • Michael Shannon as Napoleon Marconi
  • Luke Evans as Lars Lee
  • Samara Weaving as Jessica Chandler
  • Asher Keddie as Heather Marconi
  • Melvin Gregg as Ben Chandler
  • Tiffany Boone as Delilah
  • Manny Jacinto as Yao
  • Grace Van Patten as Zoe Marconi
  • Zoe Terakes as Glory
  • Regina Hall as Carmel Schneider
  • Bobby Cannavale as Tony Hogburn
  • Ben Falcone as Paul Drabble


No. Title  Directed by  Written by Original release date 
1 “Random Acts of Mayhem” Jonathan Levine David E. Kelley & John-Henry Butterworth August 18, 2021
2 “The Critical Path” Jonathan Levine David E. Kelley & John-Henry Butterworth August 18, 2021
3 “Earth Day” Jonathan Levine Teleplay by : Samantha Strauss August 18, 2021
4 “Brave New World” Jonathan Levine David E. Kelley & John-Henry Butterworth August 25, 2021
5 “Sweet Surrender” Jonathan Levine David E. Kelley September 1, 2021
6 “Motherlode” Jonathan Levine TBA September 8, 2021
7 TBA Jonathan Levine TBA September 15, 2021
8 TBA Jonathan Levine TBA September 22, 2021


Nicole Kidman was reportedly cast in the lead role with the first series announcement. Melissa McCarthy has also joined the cast in a leading role, in addition to her executive producing announcement. Manny Jacinto joined the main cast on May 27, 2020. Asher Keddie and Luke Evans were cast as leading parts in June 2020. Melvin Gregg, Samara Weaving, Grace Van Patten, Tiffany Boone, and Michael Shannon were added to the main cast in July 2020. Regina Hall and Bobby Cannavale were cast as leading roles in August 2020. Hal Cumpston joined the cast as a recurring character on October 22, 2020. Zoe Terakes was cast in a recurring role on November 19, 2020.

Nine Perfect Strangers (TV Mini Series 2021)


Evans said that filming would take place in Australia on July 8, 2020. He also disclosed that owing to Australian government laws implemented in reaction to the COVID-19 epidemic, all performers were obliged to quarantine for fourteen days in the city of arrival in Australia. Before filming could commence, all performers were required to get tested during the quarantine period. On August 10, 2020, principal photography commenced at Byron Bay, New South Wales. Kidman confirmed the completion of filming on December 21, 2020.

Kidman met the majority of the other nine actors during the first scene they shot together, and she kept in character as Masha throughout the shoot.


During the 93rd Academy Awards, which will be telecast on ABC on April 25, 2021, Hulu published a first peek teaser for the program. The miniseries began on Hulu on August 18, 2021, with the first three episodes published at the same time, followed by a new episode every week after that. On September 22, 2021, the last episode will be released. The series was available on Amazon Prime Video outside of the United States and China.


Based on 87 critic reviews, the review aggregation website Rotten Tomatoes reports a 59 percent approval rating with an average rating of 6.1/10. “A meandering mystery may muddy its effect, but solid performances across the board from its diverse cast ensure Nine Perfect Strangers is never less than enjoyable,” says the majority of reviews. Metacritic, which uses a weighted average, gave it a score of 53 out of 100, indicating “mixed or average reviews” based on 32 reviewers.

The launch of the limited series was claimed to be the most-watched Hulu original ever on August 24, 2021.

Who will play Tony in nine perfect strangers?

The film Nine Perfect Strangers, based on Liane Moriarty’s novel, follows the tale of nine strangers who attend a 10-day health retreat at Tranquillum House, an elite resort operated by the mysterious Masha (Nicole Kidman). Tony Hogburn, a former football player and one of the visitors of Tranquillum House, is played by Bobby Cannavale.

Where will 9 Perfect Strangers be filmed?

The filming of Nine Perfect Strangers took place at Byron Bay, Australia.

Despite the fact that the novel Nine Perfect Strangers is set in Australia, the Hulu program relocates Tranquillum House to Northern California, similar to Big Little Lies.

Who is producing nine perfect strangers?

All eight episodes are directed by Jonathan Levine, who also acts as executive producer with Made Up Stories’ Steve Hutensky and Jodi Matterson, Blossom Films’ Kidman and Per Saari, Moriarty, showrunner David E. Kelley, Molly Allen, Samantha Strauss, and Melissa McCarthy.

Is 9 perfect strangers out yet?

Nine Perfect Strangers will premiere on Amazon Prime Video on Friday, August 20th, with the next five episodes released weekly until the conclusion on Friday, September 24th.

How many episodes of 9 perfect strangers will there be?

Nine Perfect Strangers
Original language English
No. of episodes 5

What is the plot of nine perfect strangers?

The story is simple: nine people arrive at an experimental health resort managed by Masha (Kidman), and throughout their 10-day stay, secrets, deceit, and all kinds of drama occur.

Nine Perfect Strangers Release Dates

USA 18 August 2021
Argentina 20 August 2021 (internet)
Canada 20 August 2021 (internet)
Germany 20 August 2021
Spain 20 August 2021 (internet)
UK 20 August 2021 (internet)
India 20 August 2021 (internet)
Poland 20 August 2021 (internet)
Sweden 20 August 2021 (internet)

Also Known As (AKA)

(original title) Nine Perfect Strangers
Argentina Nueve perfectos desconocidos
Australia Nine Perfect Strangers
Brazil Nove Desconhecidos
Canada (English title) Nine Perfect Strangers
Canada (French title) Les neuf inconnus
Czechia Úplně cizí lidé
Czechia Devět neznámých
Greece Εννέα Άγνωστοι
Hungary Kilenc idegen
India (English title) Nine Perfect Strangers
Poland Dziewięcioro nieznajomych
Russia Девять совсем незнакомых людей
Slovakia Deväť neznámych
Ukraine Дев’ятеро цілковитих незнайомців
UK Nine Perfect Strangers
USA Nine Perfect Strangers

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