Two years after their last collaboration Vice earned eight nominations at the 91st Academy Awards, Amy Adams and director Adam McKay will team up once again. As first reported by Deadline, Adams is set to star in the upcoming Netflix limited series titled Kings of America with McKay on-board to direct and produce.
The upcoming series will tell the story of three women whose lives become mixed up in a legal battle pertaining to Walmart. The true story ends with a fight against the retail juggernaut in the biggest class-action lawsuit in U.S. history. Adams will lead the series in a starring role with further casting information likely to surface soon. Moreover, Adams will serve as one of the show’s executive producers.
McKay is attached to direct the first episode and executive produce alongside his Vice producer Betsy Koch.
Amy Adams’ accolades include two Golden Globes and nominations for six Academy Awards. Her diverse filmography includes groundbreaking roles in films like Man of Steel, American Hustle, and Enchanted. She will appear as Lois Lane in HBO Max’s Zack Snyder’s Justice League in 2021. Moreover, McKay’s credits include producing, directing, and writing films like Ant-Man and Booksmart and TV shows like Succession.
Netflix continues its reign atop the streaming wars with the highest volume of award-winning content. Up next, the service is developing films like Leave The World Behind with Denzel Washington and Julia Roberts and a live-action Cowboy Bebop series.
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