Exclusive: Auto Blankson-Wood, Jeremy and Harris star on Broadway show Slave playThe latest star to be added to Hulu’s musical pilot A pleasure-seeking history.
Blankson-Wood Carla Woodcock and Callum Kerr, Leslie-Ann Brandt, who announced the deadline earlier this week, and joined Olumide Olorunfemi and Babe Bettencourt in the project.
Based on a novel by Richard Mason, the project is a musical drama set in Amsterdam in 1907 – the story of the explosive adventures of a charismatic young man through all the temptations of Belle Epoch.
The book, published in 2012 by Penguin Random House, follows Piet Barol, who has an innate appreciation for joy and a gift for finding it. When his mother dies, Pite applies for the job of tutor to the restless son of Europe’s leading hotel owner – a child who refuses to leave his family’s palace on one of Amsterdam’s largest canals. As Piet enters this glittering world, he learns its secrets and transforms his life.
Tony Nominee will play Blankson-Wood Antando, who grew up in Josa Hartland, in the Eastern Cape of South Africa, and left his village to look for a job in the city, where he has isolated himself so much that his boss brought him to Amsterdam to do his own thing. Home. In Europe, Antando has a freedom he never dreamed of – and he enjoys it to the fullest.
Also Slave playBlankson-Wood has been featured in such films Blacklansman And Price And include TV appearances Good fight Ava Duvern When they see us And Ryan Murphy’s upcoming Netflix series Monsters.
The pilot is being developed in collaboration with ABC Signature American Gods And Mosquito coast Producer Fremantle and Hattrick Productions, British production company behind series like Showtime Episodes And Anna Pakuin Flack.
Mason Executive co-produced with Julie Robinson, who will direct The Greatest Showman Director Michael Gracie, Hat-Trick Productions boss Jimmy Mulville and Fremantle. Christopher will compose music with Reed Mason and will also work as an executive producer.
Blankson-Wood is represented by APA and D2 management.