The show, from Harlan Coben (The Stranger, Safe, The Five), will be released on the video streaming service on New Year’s Eve, with tele fans given a preview ahead of the big date.
Starring Cush Jumbo, James Nesbitt, Richard Armitage, and Sarah Parish, Stay Close tells the tale of “four people, dark secrets, and a past that threatens their lives”.
Film crews shot scenes for the eight-part show in the resort earlier this year.
Bystanders watched as the tense drama, based on Coben’s novel of the same name, was caught on film.
The two-minute trailer doesn’t give too much away, though, although it teases with fast-paced shots of an unexpected confrontation – and shows a pole-dancing woman and Blackpool shining under the Illuminations accompanied by the voiceover: “That life is over.”
Another voice, as a character looks out on to the Irish Sea, adds: “I’ve spent 17 years of my life looking for her.”
A parade through the Lights also features, though only for a split-second as a giant lion is carried under the glistening bulbs.
And Nesbitt, investigating a string of disappearances, adds: “It’s a serial killer.”
Writing on Twitter, Coben said previously: “I am so happy and excited to Stay Close (pun intended) with Danny Brocklehurst (producer), Nicola Shindler and Richard Fee — the same team that made The Stranger, Safe and The Five.
“And talk about a dream-come-true cast – Cush Jumbo, an incendiary and awesome talent; Jimmy Nesbitt, a legendary actor I always wanted to collaborate with; and wow, Richard Armitage back again.
“Netflix has been a wonderful home, and from what I’ve seen so far, Stay Close will be our most gripping and binge-able series yet.”
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