Gillian Anderson To Play A Sex Therapist

The one and only Gillian Anderson is set to star in the lead role of a sex therapist in Netflix’s new original series “Sex Education” for Eleven Film.

Asa Butterfield (“Hugo,” “Ender’s Game”) plays Otis Thompson, a socially awkward high school virgin who lives with his sex therapist mother (Anderson). He teams up with ‘whip-smart bad-girl; Maeve to set up a clinic to deal with their fellow students’ weird and wonderful problems.

Ncuti Gatwa, Connor Swindells and Kedar Williams-Stirling co-star. Laurie Nunn created the series which will be executive produced by Jamie Campbell and Joel Wilson and directed by Ben Taylor (“Catastrophe”). Plans are for a 2019 launch.

Source: Deadline