Keanu Reeves To Star In Hulu’s ‘Satan In The White Metropolis’ – Deadline

It’s official: Keanu Reeves will star in Erik Larson’s long-awaited film adaptation The Devil in the White City because of Hulu.

Today, the broadcaster announced a limited series order for the drama about Daniel H. Burnham, a demanding but visionary architect who races to make his mark on history with the 1893 Chicago World’s Fair, and Dr. HH Holmes, the first in America. a modern day serial killer and the man behind the infamous “Murder Castle” built in the shadow of the fair. This marks Reeves’ first major role on US television. He will also serve as an executive producer.

The eight-episode series is expected to air in 2024, with production not starting until next year.

The first time was in January that Reeves was negotiating the project. It’s from ABC Signature in association with Paramount Television Studios. Executive producers include Martin Scorsese, Rick Yorn, Leonardo DiCaprio and Jennifer Davisson (Appian Way), Stacey Sher, Sam Shaw, Todd Field, Mark Lafferty. Shaw is writing and will host. The field will direct.

Since then, the project has been in various stages of development DiCaprio bought the film rights to the book in 2010 you previously set it as a feature Paramount with Scorsese to direct 2019 on Hulu announced that it was developing project as a big-budget series produced by DiCaprio and Scorsese exec.

Field is repped by CAA, LBI Entertainment and attorney Stuart Rosenthal of Goodman, Genow, Schenkman, Smelkinson & Christopher. Shaw is represented by CAA and attorneys Jamie Mandelbaum and Peter Sample of Jackoway Tyerman Wertheimer Austen Mandelbaum Morris & Klein. Reeves is repped by WME and Sugar23. Lafferty is represented by CAA and attorney Todd Rubenstein of Yorn, Levine, Barnes, Krintzman, Rubenstein, Kohner, Endlich & Gellman.

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