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A Man In Full: Everything We Know So Far About David E. Kelley And Regina King's Netflix Series

If prestige TV has taught us anything, it's that rich people problems are all the rage. Coming off of multiple TV series that prove this point, David E. Kelley ("Big Little Lies," "Anatomy of a Scandal") is heading back to Netflix with an adaptation of Tom Wolfe's 1998 novel, "A Man In Full." The series is a joint production with Regina King ("One Night In Miami") who is also set to direct. Together, this talented duo will tell the story of a real estate mogul on the verge of bankruptcy, struggling to maintain his wealth in the face of political destruction.
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David E. Kelley Peacock Drama ‘The Missing’ Sets Five Recurring Guest Stars (EXCLUSIVE)

Click here to read the full article. David E. Kelley’s upcoming Peacock crime drama “The Missing” has added five new recurring guest stars, Variety has learned exclusively. Constance Zimmer (“Unreal,” “Big Sky”), Chris Sullivan (“This is Us,” “The Son in Law”), Ben Shenkman (“The Trial of the Chicago 7,” “Billions”) Rafael Cebrián (“Acapulco,” “Narcos”) and Danielle Davenport (“Sneaky Pete,” “The Breaks”) will all appear in the series. They join previously announced series lead Jeff Wilbusch and cast members Juliana Canfield, Karen Robinson, and Michael Mosley. Based on the Dror A. Mishani novel “The Missing File,” the series follows NYPD Detective Avraham Avraham (Wilbusch),...
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Why Has the Second Coming of David E. Kelley Been Such a Quiet One?

This week, Netflix unveils a new drama series from one of the most successful TV creators of all time—its second, in fact, inside of a month. But where the streaming giant courted headlines with its nine-figure deals with Ryan Murphy and Shonda Rhimes, the addition of David E. Kelley to its stable of showrunners has been a much more low-key affair. In part, that’s because Kelley’s shows, Anatomy of a Scandal and the brand-new The Lincoln Lawyer, have arrived piecemeal instead of as part of any master plan—the latter, in fact, is essentially a network castoff, originally intended for CBS until the pandemic derailed production. But considering that Netflix also has a third Kelley show on the way, an adaptation of Tom Wolfe’s A Man in Full with Regina King attached to direct, the lack of fanfare is a little bit of a puzzle. Kelley, the creator of The Practice, Ally McBeal, Picket Fences, Boston Public, and Chicago Hope, among others, was a star showrunner in an era where few people paid attention to who made their favorite shows, and his recent track record, which includes Big Little Lies and The Undoing, is a strong one as well. So why has the second coming of David E. Kelley been such a quiet one?
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‘The Lincoln Lawyer’ Is Warmed-Over David E. Kelley: TV Review

Click here to read the full article. David E. Kelley never went away, exactly, but his brand of high-middlebrow drama conveyed with alternating froth and gravity has been particularly thick on the ground of late. Earlier this spring, Netflix debuted his “Anatomy of a Scandal,” following on a run of recent successes that has also included “Nine Perfect Strangers,” “The Undoing,” and “Big Little Lies,” all starring Nicole Kidman. With “The Lincoln Lawyer,” Kelley continues his recent alliance with Netflix (though the series was initially intended to air on CBS and is produced by A+E Studios). He also — as he...
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‘A Man in Full’: Jeff Daniels to Star in Netflix Series From Regina King, David E. Kelley

It has just been announced that Jeff Daniels will star in Netflix's upcoming six-episode limited series A Man in Full, which is based on the 1998 novel of the same name by Tom Wolfe. David E. Kelley, the creator of many popular shows including Boston Public, Big Little Lies, Big Sky, and Nine Perfect Strangers, will serve as the show's showrunner, as well as a writer and an executive producer. Regina King is on board to direct through her Royal Ties Productions banner, which currently has a first-look deal with Netflix. Hall will also serve as an executive producer.
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