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Kings of america should be a limited series with a star cast to stream on Netflix. The miniseries tells the true story of three powerful women who file a lawsuit against Walmart. The show will feature a star cast, although only one actress has been announced so far. Read on to find out what we know so far about this exciting series.

Kings of america on Netflix

The miniseries was first announced in August 2020 and is based on real events. While it has a star-studded cast, the show also has a great team of producers behind it. This team will include Adam McKay, Stacy O’Neil, Diana Son, Amy Adams, Betsy Koch, Brunson Green and Jess Kimball Leslie. Adam McKay is set to do a lot on Netflix, as he’s already involved in the release of Do not seek in December 2021. He is also known for Vice, the other guys, and The big court.

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The series creator is Jess Kimball Leslie, who describes the project as her “first foray into Hollywood”. Previously, she is known for being a journalist and also for having written the novel I love my computer because my friends live there. Diana Son will write the miniseries and also act as a showrunner. Her is best known for her work on the Netflix Original series 13 reasons why.

What is the series about?

Kings of america is a mini-series about a lawsuit against giant Walmart, the company owned by the Walton family. The Waltons are known to be the richest family in the United States with a net worth of around $ 247 billion. Tackling a lawsuit against such a wealthy empire is indeed daring.

Based on a true story, the miniseries will center on the stories of three powerful women. The lives of the three women are inextricably linked to that of the world’s largest corporation. Meanwhile, the women consist of a Walmart heiress, a maverick executive, and a longtime Walmart saleswoman and preacher. The three of them dare to fight the retail giant in the biggest class action lawsuit in US history.

Casting of the Netflix series Kings of america

So far, only one actor has been confirmed and Amy Adams will play the role of Julie Rome. Her character is described as a smart, blonde-haired, blue-eyed city dweller who will stand out as a sore thumb in the country.

Netflix is ​​reportedly seeking veteran actress Glenn Close for the role of Alice Walker. It wouldn’t be the first time Adams and Close have worked together on a Netflix Original. They starred together in the Netflix adaptation of Hillbilly elegy, with Adams playing Bev and Close playing Mamaw. Meanwhile, Amy starred in the Netflix Original movie. The woman at the window.


Glenn Close could star in Netflix's Kings of America
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Other characters to cast include Betty Duke, an African American and a smart charismatic preacher. Netflix is ​​looking for someone to play Roy Scott, a Texan “born to the top echelons of American business” who is described much like George W. Bush. The other characters will be a billionaire businessman named Jim and a Navy SEAL named Steve Hall.

When production on Kings of america start?

Details are currently scarce, but according to What’s new on Netflix, the series would go into pre-production this summer. Apparently, Netflix is ​​hoping to run in late 2021, but no date is available yet.

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