Keanu Reeves will star in The Devil In The White City miniseries, produced by Martin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio

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After years of trying to finalize the project, it finally got the green light devil in the white city (“The devil in the white city”), a fiction which will be produced by the actor Leonardo DiCaprio near the director Martin ScorseseThe protagonist of this story will be played by Keanu Reeves Which thus supports its first major television project.

Martin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio will executive produce the miniseries with Keanu Reeves.AFP Philippe Desmaz – Archives

According to Eric Larson’s book, The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic and Madness at the Fair That Changed AmericaThis is the story of Doctor HH Holmes, who is supposed America’s first serial killer, At the end of the 19th century, Holmes was the major figure behind the creation of the so-called Murder Castle (“Murder Castle”), an ambitious architectural project. The building, which had three floors and more than 100 rooms, hid all kinds of secret traps that allowed the killer to kill his victims without a trace., The vast majority of these rooms had no windows and were soundproofed, and they were connected by a gas pipe, allowing the man to kill at will. In order to hide his crimes, Holmes hired several architects to draw different parts of the building so that none of them had a complete map of the construction.

One of the architects involved in the construction was the iconic Daniel H. Burnham (played by Reeves), who was responsible for designing some of the first skyscrapers in the United States. And at the Chicago World’s Fair in 1893, Burnham would try to stand out in a job that would change his life forever.

Eric Larson’s book, which will be released as a mini-series, and which tells the story of the first American serial killer.Capture

devil in the white city It’s a title that DiCaprio has managed for over 10 years. The actor bought the rights to this book in 2010 and fought tirelessly to bring this story into the lead roles in movies. One of the filmmakers who made most of it, Martin Scorsese, joined the project, but the initiative fell through. Now it will finally arrive on the Hulu streaming platform in miniseries format, starring Keanu Reeves and Sam Shawis known for his work on screenplays Masters of Sex, Manhattan You stone castlein the role of listener.

Keanu Reeves is going through a great personal and professional moment
Keanu Reeves is going through a great personal and professional momentgrossy group

Throughout his career, Reeves has participated in several television projects. His debut as a professional actor dates back to 1984 in an episode of a series called to hang up And, in his later years, he starred in small roles in various series. In 1990, he lent his voice to an animated series based on the film The exceptional adventures of Bill and Ted, being his last role for the small screen, for years. It was not until 2009 that he returned for an episode of the comedy easy to assembleHis last role in a series dates back to 2016, in several episodes of swedish cocks,

for the moment, Devil in white castle It has no release date.

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