Devil within the White City and The Other Black Girl are each headed to Hulu. The streaming service has ordered each dramas. Keanu Reeves is ready to star in Devil within the White City, which relies on the novel by Erik Larson.
“During its Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour today, Hulu Originals announced two additions to its slate of original programming including series orders for “Devil in the White City,” starring Keanu Reeves, and “The Other Black Girl.”
“Devil in the White City” relies on the bestselling novel by Erik Larson, which tells the story of Dr. H. H. Holmes, a serial killer and the person behind the “Murder Castle” on the 1893 Chicago World’s Fair, and Daniel H. Burnham, a demanding however sensible architect who races to make his mark on the world. The collection might be produced by Appian Way, Martin Scorsese, Rick Yorn, Jennifer Davisson, and Stacey Sher. It might be written by Sam Shaw and directed by Todd Field. Keanu Reeves will govt producer and star.
“The Other Black Girl,” which hails from Onyx Collective, is from Executive Producers Rashida Jones, Tara Duncan, Adam Fishbach, Zakiya Dalila Harris, Danielle Henderson; and Temple Hill’s Marty Bowen and Wyck Godfrey. The collection tells the story of Nella, an editorial assistant who’s uninterested in being the one black lady at her firm, so she’s excited when Hazel is employed. But as Hazel’s star begins to rise, Nella spirals out and discovers one thing sinister is happening on the firm.
“These two new series both speak to the kind of distinct storytelling with uniquely compelling characters and forward-thinking narratives we continue to aim for in all that we do,” mentioned Craig Erwich, President, Hulu Originals and ABC Entertainment. “Both were best-selling books that pierced the culture as they hit shelves, and we look forward to the honor of continuing to tell those stories on screen,” he continued.
DEVIL IN THE WHITE CITY:
· Studio: ABC Signature in Association with Paramount
· Executive Producers: Martin Scorsese, Rick Yorn, Leonardo DiCaprio and Jennifer Davisson (Appian Way), Stacey Sher, Sam Shaw, Todd Field, Mark Lafferty, Keanu Reeves
· Showrunner: Sam Shaw
· Written by: Sam Shaw (Castle Rock)
· Director: Todd Field
· Talent: Keanu Reeves
· Logline: Based on the epic bestseller by Erik Larson, “Devil in the White City” tells the story of Daniel H. Burnham, a demanding however visionary architect who races to make his mark on historical past with the 1893 Chicago World’s Fair, and Dr. H. H. Holmes, America’s first trendy serial killer and the person behind the infamous “Murder Castle” constructed within the Fair’s shadow.
THE OTHER BLACK GIRL:
· Studio: Onyx Collective
· Exec Producers: Rashida Jones, Tara Duncan, Temple Hill (Marty Bowen, Wyck Godfrey), Adam Fishbach, Zakiya Dalila Harris, Danielle Henderson
· Showrunner: Danielle Henderson
· Logline: Nella, an editorial assistant, is uninterested in being the one black lady at her firm, so she’s excited when Hazel is employed. But as Hazel’s star begins to rise, Nella spirals out and discovers one thing sinister is happening on the firm.”
Additional solid and premiere dates for each reveals might be introduced at a later date by Hulu.