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Michael Wolff’s ‘Fire and Fury’ is going to be the best TV show ever

Get your popcorn ready.

 

Ramon Ramirez

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Published Jan 17, 2018   Updated May 22, 2021, 4:24 am CDT

Michael Wolff’s explosive tell-all book about the Trump White House is going to make for a salacious TV series. There aren’t many details yet, but Endeavor Content on Wednesday secured the rights to No. 1 best-seller Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House.

There are no networks attached. There is no talent on board. No director. Just President Donald Trump and the first family’s wildly compelling interpersonal reported drama. Wolff and veteran BBC executive Michael Jackson will be executive producers.

As the Hollywood Reporter notes, Fire and Fury remains the No. 1 best-selling book in the world, and rights have been sold to it in 32 countries.

Ideally, this show is built with Ryan Murphy-like absurdist prestige and recalls his work on FX’s The People v. O.J. Simpson. On Twitter, casting speculation is rampant. MSNBC’s Joy Reid began an open thread full of the best answers:

H/T Hollywood Reporter

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*First Published: Jan 17, 2018, 4:35 pm CST