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[09/22/21 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, September 22
Updates include: Leslie Bibb, Rachel Bloom among latest cast in Hulu's "Reboot"; Rashida Jones, David Oyelowo join Apple's "Wool"; and Black Cake" adaptation ordered to series at Hulu.







BLACK CAKE (HULU)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
9/22/21
STATUS:
currently in development (2022-2023 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
ordered to series
DESCRIPTION:
(from Hulu's press release, September 2021) In the late 1960s, a runaway bride named Covey disappears into the surf off the coast of Jamaica and is feared drowned or a fugitive on the run for her husband's murder. Fifty years later in California, Eleanor Bennett, a widow in her 60s, loses her battle with cancer, leaving her two estranged children a flash drive that holds previously untold stories of her journey from the Caribbean to America. These stories, narrated by Eleanor, shock her children and challenge everything they thought they knew about their family's origin.
CREW INFORMATION:
· Aaron Kaplan as EP
· Carla Gardini as EP
· Charmaine Wilkerson as BOOK
· Emily Rudolf as CO-EP
· Marissa Jo Cerar as CRTR/EP
· Oprah Winfrey as EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Harpo Films
· Kapital Entertainment