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Keanu Reeves stars in DiCaprio’s series Devil in the White City, Scorsese at Hulu – The Hollywood Reporter

Keanu Reeves stars in DiCaprio's series Devil in the White City, Scorsese at Hulu - The Hollywood Reporter

It’s official: hollow Go ahead with a TV show adapted from Erik Larson’s bestselling book The Devil in the White City with Keanu Reeves He is set to star in his biggest TV role yet.

A drama that has been developed as a movie and TV series since then Leonardo DiCaprio The property was selected in 2010, and has registered an official order for a series in the Disney-backed broadcaster. The news was announced Thursday as part of Hulu’s pre-press virtual time on the Television Critics Association’s summer tour.

Sam Shaw (Hulu’s castle rocks) is on board as a writer, show producer, and executive producer. DiCaprio and his Appian Way partner, Jennifer Davison, will perform alongside Martin Scorsese. The latter was previously set to direct a feature film set at Paramount Pictures with DiCaprio previously set to star. the matrix Favorite Reeves — after months of making deals — will star and direct the series that landed on Hulu Development in 2019. Todd Field is now on board to direct the series, and it’s now a co-production between Paramount TV Studios and Disney’s ABC Signature. Paramount Pictures won the rights to the novel after a massive bidding war in 2015, when Billy Ray was on board to write scripts.

Based on Larson’s novel, Satan The film revolves around Daniel H. Burnham (Reeves), a demanding but visionary architect racing to make his mark in history with the 1893 Chicago World’s Fair, and Dr. H. Holmes, America’s first modern serial killer and the man behind the infamous “Murder Castle” Brown in Shadows of the Show. (DiCaprio is not expected to have an on-screen role as of press time.)

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The series also produces Rick Yorn, Stacey Sher, Field, and Mark Lafferty. The number of official episodes has not been determined. Scorsese and DiCaprio previously collaborated to get features New York Gangs, The Pilot, The Departed, Shutter Island And the The Wolf of Wall Street. The permanent collaborators had previously developed TV New York gangs And the Shutter Island Although neither of them went beyond the text stage. DiCaprio currently has a movie and TV deal at Apple. DiCaprio exec produces Apple series shining girls And I did a $200 million bonus before Moonflower killers for a streamer.

Field is represented by CAA, LBI Entertainment, and Goodman Genow. Shaw with CAA and Jackoway Tyerman. Reeves with WME and Sugar23. Lafferty works with CAA and Yorn Levine.