Showtime has introduced it ordered 10 episodes of Black Monday, a brand new comedy starring and govt produced by Home of Lies actor Don Cheadle.
“Black Monday takes us again to Oct. 19, 1987 — aka Black Monday, the worst inventory market crash within the historical past of Wall Avenue,” a information launch from the cable community stated. “To this present day, nobody is aware of who induced it … till now. It is the story of how a gaggle of outsiders took on the blue-blood, old-boys membership of Wall Avenue and ended up crashing the world’s largest monetary system, a Lamborghini limousine, Don Henley’s birthday celebration and the glass ceiling.”
Andrew Rannells, Regina Corridor, Paul Scheer, Yassir Lester, Michael James Scott and Eugene Cordero are set to co-star within the collection, which was created by David Caspe and Jordan Cahan, who will function govt producers and showrunners.
Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg govt produced and directed the pilot. The present is slated to debut on the cable community in 2019.
“Black Monday is a scathing comedian commentary on the surplus of the ’80s,” David Nevins, president and chief govt officer of Showtime Networks, stated in an announcement. “Don Cheadle, Andrew Rannells and Regina Corridor lead a hilarious forged that takes on blue-blooded Wall Avenue because the Dangerous Information Bears of Wall Avenue buying and selling companies.”