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JULIA (HBO MAX)
Premieres in TBA 2022 (Exact Date TBA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
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STATUS:
new in 2021/2022 (date TBA)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (8 episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from WarnerMedia's press release, January 2021) HBO Max has given an eight-episode first season order to the Max Original, JULIA, based on the life of world-renowned chef Julia Child. The series from Lionsgate Television and 3 Arts Entertainment starring Sarah Lancashire ("Happy Valley") and David Hyde Pierce ("Frasier"), directed by Charles McDougall ("House of Cards") and written by Daniel Goldfarb ("The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel"), is scheduled to continue production late spring in Boston, where the pilot was filmed. JULIA is inspired by Julia Child's extraordinary life and her long-running television series, "The French Chef," which pioneered the now popular genre of cooking shows. Through Julia and her singular can-do spirit, the series explores an evolving time in American history - the emergence of public television as a new social institution, feminism and the women's movement, the nature of celebrity and America's cultural growth. At its heart, the series is a portrait of a loving marriage with an evolving and complicated power dynamic. In addition to Lancashire and Hyde Pierce, JULIA stars Brittany Bradford (Broadway's "Bernhardt/Hamlet"), Fran Kranz ("Homecoming"), Fiona Glascott ("Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald"), Bebe Neuwirth ("Madam Secretary"), Isabella Rossellini ("Silent Retreat") and Jefferson Mays ("I Am the Night").
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Adriane Lenox as Virginia Naman
· Bebe Neuwirth as Avis
· Brittany Bradford as Alice
· David Hyde Pierce as Paul Child
· Erin Neufer as Marian Morash
· Fiona Glascott as Judith
· Fran Kranz as Russ
· Isabella Rossellini as Simca
· James Cromwell as John McWilliams
· Jefferson Mays as Albert
· Judith Light as Blanche Knopf
· Robert Joy as Hunter Fox
· Sarah Lancashire as Julia Child
RECURRING/PREVIOUS CAST INFORMATION:
· Joan Cusack as Julia Child (Originally Cast)
· Tom Hollander as Paul Child (Originally Cast)
CREW INFORMATION:
· Charles McDougall as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Chris Keyser as EP
· Daniel Goldfarb as CRTR/EP
· Erwin Stoff as EP
· Kimberly Carver as EP
· Todd Schulkin as CP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· 3 Arts Entertainment
· Julia Child Foundation
· Lionsgate Television