This New Romantic Thriller Is Perfect For Fans Of ‘Deadly Illusions’

Introducing 'Made For Love' a dark, twisted romance sure to give you chills

If you are just winding down from the twisted journey that was Netflix’s Deadly Illusionsthen we’ve found your next psychological romance to devour. Introducing: Stan’s Made For Love. 

The series, based on Alissa Nutting’s tragicomic novel of the same name, stars Cristin Milioti and Billy Magnussen and follows 30-something Hazel Green, who tries to escape a suffocating marriage—until she realises her tech billionaire husband has implanted a revolutionary tracking device in her brain. She takes refuge in her hometown but quickly notices he’s somehow still controlling her life from afar. Yikes!

If that’s already given you chills, read on for everything to know about Made For Love. 

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Made For Love on Stan (Credit: Stan)

What Is Made For Love About? 

The new eight-part series is adapted from Alissa Nutting’s 2018 novel of the same name and is a dark, deeply absurd and twisted story about a woman trying to escape a bad marriage. 

The official description reads: “The comedy series is a darkly absurd and cynically poignant story of love and divorce following Hazel Green, a thirty-something woman on the run after 10 years in a suffocating marriage to Byron Gogol, a controlling tech billionaire. Soon she discovers that her husband has implanted a monitoring device—the Made for Love chip—in her brain, allowing him to track her, watch her and know her ’emotional data’ as she tries to regain her independence. Through the chip, Byron’s able to watch Hazel’s every move as she flees to her desert hometown to take refuge with her aging widower father Herbert and his synthetic partner, Diane.”

Who Has Been Cast In Made For Love? 

You’ll probably recognise lead Cristin Milioti from her latest film, Palm Springs which she starred in alongside Andy Samberg. Joining Milioti is Billy Magnussen (The Big Short), Dan Bakkedahl (Life in Pieces), Noma Dumezweni (The Undoing), Augusto Aguilera (The Predator) and Ray Romano (Everybody Loves Raymond). 

Is There A Made For Love Trailer? 

Yes, the streaming service released the first look at the upcoming thriller on March 5, 2021, and introduces us to the seemingly perfect couple Hazel Green (Milioti) and Byron Gogol (Magnussen), but we quickly learn things are quite what they seem and the tech-billionaire is on a mission to manufacture the perfect romance. 

When Will Made For Love Be Released? 

Made for Love debuts on April 1 on Stan.

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