Amazon Picks Up “The Last Tycoon” To Series

Amazon has announced that they have picked up their 1930s Hollywood studio drama “The Last Tycoon” to series.

Matt Bomer stars as Monroe Stahr, Hollywood’s first high-profile studio executive as he climbs to the height of power pitting him against his mentor and the imposing but charming current studio head Pat Brady (Kelsey Grammer). Rosemarie DeWitt and Lily Collins co-star.

Sony Pictures TV and TriStar TV are producing the series which is based on F. Scott Fitzgerald’s final unfinished novel and is inspired by the life of film moguls Irving Thalberg and Louis B. Mayer. “Shattered Glass” scribe Billy Ray serves as showrunner alongside Chris Keyser.

Source: TV Line