Hollywood star Amy Adams is as soon as once more teaming up with director Adam McKay for the Netflix series “Kings of America”.
The duo have beforehand labored collectively on 2006 comedy “Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby” and extra just lately “Vice”, a satirical biopic on former US Vice President Dick Cheney.
The restricted series will chronicle tales of three highly effective ladies whose lives have been inextricably intertwined with the world’s largest firm: a Walmart heiress, a maverick govt, and a longtime Walmart saleswoman and preacher who dared to battle in opposition to the retail large within the largest class motion lawsuit in US historical past.
Adams, 45, will star as one of the leads and govt produce by way of her manufacturing firm Bond Group Entertainment together with Stacy O’Neil, Netflix introduced in a press launch.
McKay will direct the primary episode of the series and likewise govt produce together with Betsy Koch by way of Hyperobject Industries.
Diana Son of “13 Reasons Why” fame will function showrunner on the present, which has been created and written by Jess Kimball Leslie.
Adams, finest recognized for movies resembling “Arrival”, “American Hustle”, “Doubt”, “The Master” and “The Fighter”, will subsequent star in Joe Wright’s “The Woman in the Window”.
McKay has a number of initiatives on his plate at the moment, together with HBO’s scripted series concerning the Los Angeles Lakers of the 1980s, a Jeffrey Epstein restricted series, and a series adaptation of this yr’s finest image Oscar winner “Parasite“.
It was introduced final week that he’s additionally engaged on a drama concerning the hunt for a COVID-19 vaccine. PTI RB BK BK 08051135