As the site The Hollywood Reporter managed to find out, the successful TV producer Chuck Lorrie ("Two and a Half Men" / Two and a Half Men ) and the service Amazon is starting work on a miniseries based on the novel by Tom Wolfe The Bonfires of Ambition .|
The project is still under development, but according to the idea it will consist of only eight episodes. The new drama will be scripted by Margaret Nagle (Nice Lies), who will also share the show's production functions with Lorrie .
Wolfe's book was published in 1987 and has already been adapted for large screens. Tom Hanks, Bruce Willis and Melanie Griffith starred in The Bonfire of Vanities, but Brian de Palma's film was heavily criticized and earned only $ 15.7 million at the box office.
Like a literary fountainhead, the series will raise questions of ambition, racism, social class, politics and greed, set in 80s New York. The central characters of the drama will be the bond trader Sherman McCoy , the assistant district attorney Larry Kramer and the British journalist Peter Fallow .
The new project will be the first miniseries for Chuck Lorrie . Note that in recent years, this format has gained immense popularity and attracted famous directors and producers to work on television.
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