A long-gestating Julia Child series project at HBO Max is nearing a greenlight with Joan Cusack in negotiations to play the famous chef and TV personality. The series comes from writer/executive producer Daniel Goldfarb, executive producer Chris Keyser, Lionsgate TV and company-owned 3 Arts.
It is one of two streaming series projects writer-producer and WGA negotiator Keyser had taken out over the last few months, along with State Of Affairs, from Endeavor Content.
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Written by Goldfarb (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel), the untitled Julia Child series chronicles Child’s (Cusack) life and career from 1962 to 1976.
Goldfarb and Keyser executive produce alongside 3 Arts’ Erwin Stoff and Kimberly Carver.
Child was famously portrayed by Meryl Streep in the 2009 film Julie & Julia.
Goldfarb repped by Manage-ment.