Thursday, November 18, 2021

Amazon Orders Dark Comedy 'The Consultant' Starring Christoph Waltz

Amazon has today given a series order to the original dark comedy series The Consultant starring Academy Award winner Christoph Waltz (Inglourious Basterds, Django Unchained).

Inspired by the novel by Bentley Little, the darkly comedic workplace thriller will explore the sinister relationship between boss and employee, asking how far we will go to get ahead, and to survive.

Tony Basgallop (Servant) created the series, with Matt Shakman (WandaVision) set to direct. They will executive produce with Waltz, Steve Stark and Andrew Mittman. Kai Dolbashian will serve as a co-executive producer. Amazon Studios and MGM Television will produce.

"With The Consultant, Tony Basgallop has created something fearless with equal parts savage humor and delicious thrills," said Vernon Sanders, Head of Television, Amazon Studios. "We are excited to collaborate with him and the entire creative team in bringing this edge-of-your-seat, can't-miss series to our Prime Video customers across the globe."