Hulu’s long-term adaptation for The Devil in the White City It is undergoing further changes, following the departure of the star of the planned series Keanu Reeves. on Monday, report from diverse It reveals that director and executive producer Todd Field has dropped out of the upcoming series, just days after Reeves’ departure was announced. Field’s filmography includes an upcoming drama led by Care Blanchett tarwhich has already garnered an Oscar buzz after its debut at the 2022 Venice International Film Festival. According to their reports, the search is already underway for a new director. The Devil in the White City It will be an adaptation of Eric Larson’s beloved 2003 novel of the same name.
What is the The The Devil in the White City Around?
The Devil in the White City It tells the true story of Daniel H. Burnham, a demanding but visionary architect racing to make his mark on history through 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 the shadow of the show, the role of Holmes, which Reeves would have played, is said to be still unprecedented.
adaptation of The Devil in the White City It’s been in the works for nearly two decades, with Tom Cruise and Paula Wagner acquiring the rights to the adaptation through a first-look deal with Paramount until 2004. Paramount reclaimed the film rights in 2007, and actor Leonardo DiCaprio acquired the rights in 2010, with plans to to adapt it as a movie, starring Holmes. Martin Scorsese was later brought in to direct in 2015, lining up Billy Ray to write the screenplay.
But in recent years, the project has been recast into a series, with Scorsese and DiCaprio executive producing alongside Jennifer Davison, Stacey Sher, Sam Shaw and Mark Lafferty. Shaw is adapting the book, show, and executive production, with Lila Byock also producing.
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The Devil in the White City It was first set exclusively on Hulu at a later date.