Netflix is set to reunite Amy Adams and Adam McKay for a limited drama series ‘Kings Of America’. Talking about Amy Adams, Netflix is also in the process of acquiring ‘The Women In The Window’ starring her from Disney.
Adams and McKey have earlier worked together for 2018 comedy drama ‘Vice’ that received eight Academy Award nominations. Though their first collaboration was McKay’s 2006 comedy, ‘Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby’.
Kings Of America features the story of “three powerful women whose lives are inextricably intertwined with the world’s largest company: a Walmart heiress, a maverick executive, and a longtime Walmart saleswoman and preacher who dared to fight against the retail giant in the biggest class action lawsuit in US history.”
This limited Netflix series has been written and created by journalist and author Jess Kimball Leslie known for her book ‘I Love My Computer Because My Friends Live In It’. She will also executive produce the series.
Amy Adams (Sharp Objects, Vice) apart from appearing as the lead in the series will also executive produce it along with her business partner Stacy O’Neil under her production banner Bond Group Entertainment. McKay (Succession, Vice) who has been roped in to direct the first episode will also be one of the executive producer via his production company Hyperobject Industries along with Betsy Koch.
Netflix has brought in Emmy-nominee Diana Son (Genius: Aretha, 13 Reasons Why) to be the showrunner as well as executive produce the limited drama series. Brunson Green will also serve as executive producer.
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