Friday, June 2, 2017

Amazon Announces Premiere Date for New Drama 'The Last Tycoon' Starring Matt Bomer and Kelsey Grammer

Amazon has today announced a premiere date for its new original drama series The Last Tycoon starring Matt Bomer and Kelsey Grammer.

The nine-episode first season will drop on the streaming service on Friday, July 28.

The drama follows Hollywood's golden boy Monroe Stahr (Bomer) as he battles father figure and boss Pat Brady (Grammer) for the soul of their studio. In a world darkened by the Great Depression and the growing international influence of Hitler's Germany, the series illuminates the passions, violence and towering ambition of 1930s Hollywood.

In addition to Bomer and Grammer, the cast also includes Lily Collins, Rosemarie DeWitt, Dominique McElligott and Mark O'Brien.

Billy Ray developed the drama based on the novel of the same name by F. Scott Fitzgerald. He executive produces with Christopher Keyser, Joshua D. Maurer, Alixandre Witlin, David A. Stern and Scott Hornbacher. A. Scott Berg is a consulting producer while Perri Kipperman is a co-executive producer. Amazon Studios and TriStar Television produce.