Disney+ has shared a glimpse of its upcoming series based on the true story of actress Pamela Anderson and Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee's infamous sex tape.

Based in the days of the early internet, the series tells the tale of how the intimate video, made by the Baywatch star and her musician lover, turned into a global sensation.

Pam & Tommy stars Lily James and Sebastian Stan as the title pair, as well as Nick Offerman and Seth Rogen, who is also an executive producer.

Shot by the couple in private, the VHS tape was stolen from their home by a disgruntled contractor and then uploaded to the web in 1997.

The trailer shows Rogen and Offerman's characters examining the tape as well as clips of James and Stan playing their respective characters.

"It's so private, it's kind of like we're seeing something that we're not supposed to be seeing," Offerman's character is heard to say.

"That's kind of what makes it so hot."

The eight-part original series is directed by Craig Gillespie, the director of the Oscar-winning I, Tonya.

Three episodes of Pam & Tommy will premiere on 2 February.

Disney says robust parental controls ensure that Disney+ remains a suitable viewing experience for all.

Source: Press Association

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