A new series about the life of beloved chef Julia Child is nearing a deal at HBO Max with Joan Cusack starring.
Now that WarnerMedia's new streaming service, HBO Max, has a name, all it needs is some more shows.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, HBO Max is set to expand its roster and will develop a series based on the life of celebrity chef Julia Child starring Joan Cusack (Toy Story 4) as the chef. David Hyde Pierce (Fraiser) is in talks to appear in a leading role as well.
The project comes from Chris Keyser who previously created The Society and Party of Five. Keyser will executive produce the show and Daniel Goldfarb (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel) will be involved as a writer. THR notes that Keyser is also a key negotiator in the Writer's Guild of America's ongoing struggle with talent agencies over packaging fees.