Lena Dunham To Direct & Exec Produce HBO Banking Drama ‘Industry’

Published on Jun 14, 2019

Lena Dunham To Direct & Exec Produce HBO Banking Drama ‘Industry’

Lena Dunham is to direct and exec produce HBO’s banking crisis drama Industry after the premium broadcaster handed the Bad Wolf-produced an eight-episode order.

The series, which comes from new British writing talent Mickey Down and Konrad Kay, has been in development with the Warnermedia-backed network for a couple of years but will be shot in Cardiff, Wales later this summer.

The Girls creator will direct the first episode, which is being made by the His Dark Materials production company. Down and Kay, who have written on series including You, Me, The Apocalypse both have first-hand knowledge of the world of international finance, will write and exec produce alongside Dunham, Bad Wolf co-founder Jane Tranter, Lachlan MacKinnon (A Discovery of Witches) and Ryan Rasmussen (Da Vinci’s Demons). The series spearheads an initiative between Bad Wolf and HBO, which owns a small stake in the production company, to

Read full article at: Deadline

Author: Peter White