The Last Tycoon (TV series)


The Last Tycoon is an American television series , originating from a pilot produced in 2016 as part of Amazon Studios ‘ seventh pilot season . The show stars Matt Bomer and Kelsey Grammer and is loosely based is F. Scott Fitzgerald ‘s last book The Last Tycoon . Amazon picked up the pilot to series on July 27, 2016. [1] The first season will premiere on July 28, 2017. [2]

Premise

Based on F. Scott Fitzgerald’s last book The Last Tycoon published posthumously, the show takes place in 1936 as the Nazi government under Adolf Hitler attempted to dictate mainstream Hollywood production. Monroe Stahr, loosely based on the famous producer Irving Thalberg , battles his boss Pat Brady to contravene the Third Reich’s regulations.

Cast

  • Matt Bomer as Monroe Stahr, widower and film producer
  • Kelsey Grammer as Pat Brady
  • Lily Collins as Cecelia Brady
  • Dominique McElligott as Kathleen Moore
  • Jessica De Gouw as Minna Davis
  • Rosemarie DeWitt as Rose Brady
  • Koen De Bouw as Tomas Szep [3]

References

  1. Jump up^ Andreeva, Nellie (July 27, 2016). “‘The Last Tycoon’ . Deadline.com . Retrieved July 29, 2016 .
  2. Jump up^ Evans, Greg (June 2, 2017). “Amazon Sets’ The Last Tycoon” Premiere Date & Unveils Trailer ” . Deadline .
  3. Jump up^ “Opmerkelijke Amerikaanse premiere voor Koen De Bouw (” Notable American premiere for Koen De Bouw “)” . From Standaard . August 9, 2016.(inFlemish)

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