Femme Fatales
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Title: Femme Fatales
Format: Live-action
Genres: Anthology
Rating: TV-14
Running time: 30 min.
country: USA
Network: Cinemax
Seasons: 2
Episodes: 28
Production company: Four Amigos Entertainment
Radioactive Fishtank
HBO Original Productions
Distributors: Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution
HBO Enterprises
Executive producers: Mark A. Altman
Steve Kriozere
Mark Gottwald
Principal cast: Tanit Phoenix
Air dates
First aired: May 13th, 2011
Last aired: August 10th, 2012

Femme Fatales is an anthology television series,[1] inspired by the men's magazine of the same name, produced by and aired on Cinemax from May 13, 2011 to August 10, 2012. Each episode features an antiheroic woman, intercut with softcore pornographic scenes.[2] Lilith (Tanit Phoenix) introduces each episode Rod Serling-style and occasionally appears within the narrative. Some characters make encore appearances in later episodes. Unlike most shows that feature porn actors, Femme Fatales features mainstream actors, such as Richard Kind, Adam Goldberg, Paul Mazursky, Ryan Bittle, Robert LaSardo, Stephen Macht, William Gregory Lee, Dean Haglund, Charlie O'Connell, Daniel Bess, Angus Scrimm, Carrie Genzel, Ellie Cornell, Neil Hopkins in season 1; and Antonio Sabato Jr., Kyle Gass, Leilani Sarelle, Chris Mulkey, Scheana Marie, John Enos III, Vivica A. Fox, Sandra McCoy, Jeffrey Combs, Robert Picardo, Ashley Hamilton, Nikki Griffin, Eric Roberts, Kate Luyben, Steve Railsback, Paul Rae, Jes Macallan, Casper Van Dien, Jeff Fahey, and Betsy Rue in season 2.[1]

Premise[edit | edit source]

Women find extraordinary ways of coping with their problems, channeling their survival instincts and bringing out their inner guile. The show is inspired by and styled in the tradition of pulp stories, film noir and graphic novels, and takes place in contemporary settings. Each episode is introduced by a mysterious and enigmatic host Lilith and features different casts and storylines, some of which are intertwined.

Cast[edit | edit source]

Main cast[edit | edit source]

Notable guest stars[edit | edit source]

Episodes[edit | edit source]

Season One[edit | edit source]

Season Two[edit | edit source]

Home Media[edit | edit source]

Entertainment One released Femme Fatales: The Complete 1st Season in a 3-disc DVD set on January 29, 2013.[3] The set's featurettes also included footage from Season 2, which in turn was released in a 3-disc DVD set on July 16, 2013.[4]

Soundtrack Release[edit | edit source]

This digital CD contains tracks used in the show's actual soundtrack.

See also[edit | edit source]

External links[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Femme Fatales". IMDb.
  2. "Cinemax begins Fatale shooting". C21Media. Archived from the original on April 7, 2012. Retrieved on December 17, 2018.
  3. Lambert, David (October 30, 2012). "Femme Fatales - 'The Complete 1st Season' of the Cinemax-After-Dark Show". TV Shows on DVD. Archived from the original on November 2, 2012. Retrieved on December 17, 2018.
  4. Lambert, David (April 24, 2013). "Femme Fatales - 'The Complete 2nd Season' DVDs Will Seduce You This Summer". TV Shows on DVD. Archived from the original on March 4, 2016. Retrieved on December 17, 2018.

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