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Lily James pictured for the first time transformed into Pamela Anderson

The English actress, 32, has been pictured for the first time transformed into Pamela Anderson as she stepped out onto the set of the upcoming Hulu miniseries.
FIRST LOOK: Lily James transforms into blonde bombshell Pamela Anderson as she arrives on set of miniseries about Baywatch star's 1990s romance with Tommy Lee and THAT notorious sex tape

By Christine Rendon and Bryony Jewell For Mailonline

Published: 22:33 BST, 3 May 2021 | Updated: 09:52 BST, 4 May 2021

Lily James has been pictured for the first time transformed into Pamela Anderson as she stepped out onto the set of the upcoming Hulu miniseries.

The English actress, 32, rocked blonde locks, fluffy bold bangs and a face mask as she walked across the Los Angeles set on Monday.

Pam & Tommy is based on the model's tumultuous three-year marriage to rock star Tommy Lee, 58 - which saw them tie the knot in 1995 and take part in their notorious sex tape.

Bombshell in the making: Lily James has been pictured for the first time transformed into Pamela Anderson as she stepped out onto the set of the upcoming Hulu series, Pam & Tommy
Bombshell in the making: Lily James has been pictured for the first time transformed into Pamela Anderson as she stepped out onto the set of the upcoming Hulu series, Pam & Tommy

Bombshell in the making: Lily James has been pictured for the first time transformed into Pamela Anderson as she stepped out onto the set of the upcoming Hulu series, Pam & Tommy

Iconic duo: The upcoming miniseries is set to chronicle the glamour model's marriage to drummer Tommy Lee and their infamous sex tape
Iconic duo: The upcoming miniseries is set to chronicle the glamour model's marriage to drummer Tommy Lee and their infamous sex tape

Iconic duo: The upcoming miniseries is set to chronicle the glamour model's marriage to drummer Tommy Lee and their infamous sex tape

Lily appeared to still be in the midst of her transformation as she stepped out wearing a bright robe and flip flops with crew members in tow. 

Channelling the 90s icon, the TV star wore a heavy face of make-up and a perfectly done French tip manicure.

Her blonde locks were piled up into a 'do resembling Pamela's iconic blown-out style.

Spitting image: The English actress, 32, rocked blonde locks, fluffy bold bangs and a face mask as she walked across the Los Angeles set on Monday
Spitting image: The English actress, 32, rocked blonde locks, fluffy bold bangs and a face mask as she walked across the Los Angeles set on Monday
Inspiration: Pamela pictured in 1990
Inspiration: Pamela pictured in 1990

Spitting image: The English actress, 32, rocked blonde locks, fluffy bold bangs and a face mask as she walked across the Los Angeles set on Monday (Pamela pictured R in 1990)

Getting ready: Lily appeared to still be in the midst of her transformation as she stepped out wearing a bright robe and flip flops with crew members in tow
Getting ready: Lily appeared to still be in the midst of her transformation as she stepped out wearing a bright robe and flip flops with crew members in tow

Getting ready: Lily appeared to still be in the midst of her transformation as she stepped out wearing a bright robe and flip flops with crew members in tow 

Portrayal: Sebastian Stan (pictured in 2019), who plays the Motley Crüe drummer, Tommy, was not pictured on set
Portrayal: Sebastian Stan (pictured in 2019), who plays the Motley Crüe drummer, Tommy, was not pictured on set
The real deal: The musician pictured in 1995
The real deal: The musician pictured in 1995

Portrayal: Sebastian Stan (L in 2019), who plays the Motley Crüe drummer, Tommy (R in 1995), was not pictured on set

Off she goes: Though she was still in her robe and flip flops, changes to the set were already taking place
Off she goes: Though she was still in her robe and flip flops, changes to the set were already taking place

Off she goes: Though she was still in her robe and flip flops, changes to the set were already taking place

In character: Channeling the 90s icon, the thespian wore a heavy face of make-up and a perfectly done French tip manicure
In character: Channeling the 90s icon, the thespian wore a heavy face of make-up and a perfectly done French tip manicure
Preoccupied: The film star held onto her protective face mask as she spoke on the phone
Preoccupied: The film star held onto her protective face mask as she spoke on the phone

In character: Channeling the 90s icon, the thespian wore a heavy face of make-up and a perfectly done French tip manicure

Sebastian Stan, who plays the Motley Crüe drummer, Tommy, was not pictured on set.

As well as exploring the couple's marriage, which happened only 96 hours after they met, a major storyline in the Hulu show is said to be the furor around their leaked honeymoon sex tape.

The infamous video was allegedly stolen from Pamela and Tommy's home in 1995 and ended up being shared online.

The Baywatch star sued the company that was distributing it, before entering into a confidential settlement with Internet Entertainment Group.

Animated: The Downton Abbey alum looked pensive as she continued to catch up with someone on the phone
Animated: The Downton Abbey alum looked pensive as she continued to catch up with someone on the phone
Looks familiar! She wore a hairstyle resembling Pamela's iconic 'do
Looks familiar! She wore a hairstyle resembling Pamela's iconic 'do

Animated: The Downton Abbey alum looked pensive as she continued to catch up with someone on the phone 

Insiders told Deadline that Pamela and Tommy are not involved in the Hulu project, but have been aware that it is happening since Lily was brought in to play the media personality.

In May 2020, the blonde played down the clip on Andy Cohen's show and cheekily told him: 'That was not a sex tape. That was a compilation of vacations that we were naked on.'

Pamela also insisted she has a 'great' relationship with her rocker ex, stating: 'We don't talk at all. It's perfect. No, we do… my kids are happy and that's all that matters. They have a relationship now, and that's the best part.'

Basis: The former couple are not involved in the Hulu project, but have been aware that it is happening since Lily was brought in to play the media personality (pictured in 1995)
Basis: The former couple are not involved in the Hulu project, but have been aware that it is happening since Lily was brought in to play the media personality (pictured in 1995)

Basis: The former couple are not involved in the Hulu project, but have been aware that it is happening since Lily was brought in to play the media personality (pictured in 1995) 

The actress and Tommy were married for three years and share sons Brandon, 24, and Dylan, 23.

Pamela has also been married to Kid Rock from 2006 to 2007 and Rick Salomon from 2007 to 2008 as well as Jon Peters for 12 days in 2020.

As well as Lily, Seth Rogen will be playing the man who 'stole' the sex tape and will also be producing the eight-episode TV series.

Covered up: Lily covered up with a big black jacket between scenes
Covered up: Lily covered up with a big black jacket between scenes

Covered up: Lily covered up with a big black jacket between scenes

Big hair: The performer was easy to spot with her big blonde hair
Big hair: The performer was easy to spot with her big blonde hair

Big hair: The performer was easy to spot with her big blonde hair

Masking up: The Cinderella star put a face shield on amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic
Masking up: The Cinderella star put a face shield on amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic

Masking up: The Cinderella star put a face shield on amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic

Opting for comfort: She switched into Nike slides during the day
Opting for comfort: She switched into Nike slides during the day
Plot: Seth Rogen will be playing the man who stole the sex tape and he will also be producing the eight-episode TV series
Plot: Seth Rogen will be playing the man who stole the sex tape and he will also be producing the eight-episode TV series

Opting for comfort: She switched into Nike slides during the day 

Early beginnings: The former Baywatch star pictured in 1991
Early beginnings: The former Baywatch star pictured in 1991

Early beginnings: The former Baywatch star pictured in 1991

Meanwhile, Lily recently admitted there is 'a lot to say' about her Dominic West scandal, but insisted now is not the time to divulge.

In October, co-stars Lily and married Dominic, 51, were caught enjoying what appeared to be a racy weekend in Rome, leading to his wife Catherine FitzGerald assuring the public they were fine - but banning him from working with Lily. 

The Downton Abbey alum is now blazing the promo trail for their new series The Pursuit Of Love alone and in an interview with The Guardian, she declined to discuss the media storm - but admitted there is in fact much to discuss. 

In her interview with the paper, The Guardian asked Lily: 'You found yourself at the centre of a media storm last autumn [due to rumours of an affair with Pursuit of Love castmate Dominic West]. What was that like?'

It was then she came over bashful and declined to discuss, saying: 'Ach, I’m not really willing to talk about that. There is a lot to say, but not now, I’m afraid.'

The thespian is currently dating rock star Michael Shuman, who is based in California. 

'I’m not really willing to talk about that': Meanwhile, Lily recently admitted there is 'a lot to say' about her Dominic West scandal, but insisted now is not the time to divulge (pictured in 2019)
'I’m not really willing to talk about that': Meanwhile, Lily recently admitted there is 'a lot to say' about her Dominic West scandal, but insisted now is not the time to divulge (pictured in 2019)

'I’m not really willing to talk about that': Meanwhile, Lily recently admitted there is 'a lot to say' about her Dominic West scandal, but insisted now is not the time to divulge (pictured in 2019)

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