Pete Davidson & His GF Chase Sui Wonders Star In The Trailer For His New Show
Art really does imitate life.
Pete Davidson’s life over the past few years has been as a can’t-look-away roller-coaster ride, and now he’s turning his unexpected celebrity rise into its own TV show. The Saturday Night Live breakout is writing, producing, and starring in the upcoming Peacock series Bupkis, which is being described as a heightened, fictionalized version of Davidson’s own life. Think Curb Your Enthusiasm, except with more stoner humor. Here’s what you can expect from Pete Davidson’s Bupkis, like when it will premiere and whether or not it will address the Kardashian-sized elephant in the room.
Peacock announced its straight-to-series order for Bupkis in the spring of 2022 after a “competitive situation” between networks for the show, per a press release from the streamer. And it’s easy to imagine why Davidson’s new comedy series was such a prized possession. Public interest around the comedian skyrocketed at the end of 2021 when he began dating Kim Kardashian. The new relationship sparked an ugly and very public feud with Kardashian’s ex-husband Kanye West, and on top of that, Davidson’s bestie MGK had also begun getting a ton of attention around the same time for his buzzy relationship with Megan Fox. Not to mention MGK and Fox had become couple friends with Kim’s sister Kourtney and her BF Travis Barker, another massive attention-grabbing relationship. Basically, the whole situation created a perfect storm of celebrity intrigue, and Davidson is right in the middle of it.
Although Davidson and Kardashian broke up a few months later in August, the self-referential new show could very well address the relationship. It’s unclear how much Bupkis will go into the Kardashian side of Davidson’s personal life.
While his ex may not be part of the series, his current girlfriend will be. Davidson’s girlfriend Chase Sui Wonders will star alongside him in Bupkis, presumable as his character’s love interest.
Bupkis Predicted Release Date
Bupkis will premiere on Peacock on May 4.
Bupkis First Look
The first photo of Bupkis shows Davidson sitting with Joe Pesci, who plays his character’s grandfather in the series.
Davidson called in some big names to play his fictional family in Bupkis. Along with Pesci playing his grandfather, Edie Falco will be playing his character’s mom. His actual girlfriend Chase Sui Wonders is also part of the show, though her role hasn’t been announced.
The rest of the cast list is stacked with huge names, including: John Mulaney, Bobby Cannavale, Ray Romano, Brad Garrett, Charlie Day, Kenan Thompson, Sebastian Stan, Steve Buscemi, Method Man, Jon Stewart, and Al Gore.
The trailer for Bupkis revealed just how much of Davidson’s real life will be part of the show, which is a lot. Davidson’s character is named Pete Davidson, and he is dealing with the same pratfalls of sudden fame that he has faced in real life.
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