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“The Last Tycoon” F. Scott Fitzgerald’s final novel to be adapted into series

“The Last Tycoon” F. Scott Fitzgerald’s final novel to be adapted into series

PanARMENIAN.Net - Captain Phillips writer Billy Ray is set to write and direct The Last Tycoon, an HBO drama series project based on F. Scott Fitzgerald’s final unfinished novel, Deadline said.

Party Of Five co-creator Chris Keyser is attached as showrunner to the project, which hails from Sony Pictures TV and I hear garnered interest from five networks, landing at HBO with penalty.

Inspired by the life of film mogul Irving Thalberg, on whom protagonist Monroe Stahr was based, The Last Tycoon centers on Stahr, Hollywood’s first wunderkind studio executive in the 1930′s as he climbs to the height of power pitting him against his mentor and current head of the studio Pat Brady, a character based on Louis B. Mayer.

With Stahr as a focal point, the series delves into the true violence, sex and towering ambition of Hollywood in the 30′s.

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