Netflix has placed a direct order from the series for the limited-edition drama A Man in Full.
Showrunner and writer David E Kelley adapts the 6 Ã 60 ‘project from a New York Times bestselling novel by the late Tom Wolfe. Regina King directs the first three episodes and executive production through her banner Royal Ties Productions, which has a first deal with Netflix.
The project tells the story of Atlanta real estate mogul Charlie Croker, who sees his political and business interests collide when he faces sudden bankruptcy, leaving him to defend his empire against those who try to capitalize on it. his fall.
Kelley, whose recent creator credits include HBO’s Big Little Lies and The Undoing, ABC’s Big Sky and Hulu miniseries Nine Perfect Strangers, already has two projects in the works with Netflix: The Lincoln Lawyer and Anatomy of a Scandal. .
Last week, Peacock gave the green light to The Missing, an eight-part crime drama from Kelley, Keshet Studios and Universal Television.
Kelley is the executive production of A Man in Full alongside King, whose acting credits include the recently released Netflix original film The Harder they Fall and If Beale Street Could Talk, which earned her an Oscar for Best Actress in support.
Executive producers are also Reina King for Royal Ties Productions and Matthew Tinker with David E Kelley Productions.