TV: A Man in Full; The Buccaneers

Diane Lane will play the female lead opposite Jeff Daniels in A Man in Full, Netflix's six-episode limited series based on Tom Wolfe's 1998 novel. Deadline reported that David E. Kelley serves as writer, executive producer and showrunner, with Regina King directing three episodes and exec producing as part of her first-look deal with Netflix via her Royal Ties production company. Matthew Tinker also executive produces.


Christina Hendricks has been cast as Mrs. St. George in a TV series adaptation of Edith Wharton's unfinished final novel, The Buccaneers. Deadline reported that the six-time Mad Men Emmy nominee joins buccaneers Kristine Froseth, Alisha Boe, Josie Totah, Aubri Ibrag, Imogen Waterhouse and Mia Threapleton in the Apple TV+ drama series. Written by Katherine Jakeways and directed by Susanna White, the untitled series is produced for the streamer by the Forge Entertainment. Production is under way in Scotland.

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