Friday, August 24, 2018

Development News - Hulu Nears Pilot Order for 'The Great' Starring Elle Fanning and Nicholas Hoult; Plus 1 More Update!

Development News - August 24, 2018

HBO's Avenue 5 and Hulu's The Great.

  • Suzy Nakamura has been cast on the comedy pilot starring Hugh Laurie. She starred for two seasons in ABC's Dr. Ken and one season in NBC's Go On. She recently recurred on ABC's Black-ish.
  • She will play Iris Kimura, the right-hand to the billionaire owner of the company behind the Avenue 5.
  • THE GREAT (Drama) - Starring Elle Fanning and Nicholas Hoult. Written by Tony McNamara. Executive produced by McNamara, Fanning and Marian Macgowan. Produced by Media Rights Capital, Echo Lake Entertainment and Thruline Entertainment. Logline: Details the rise to power of Catherine the Great (Fanning) and her explosive relationship with husband Peter (Hoult), the emperor of Russia.