‘Devil in the White City’ on Hulu Release Date, Cast, Plot

Devil in the White City It’s finally ready to hit Hulu, after more than a decade in development.

Leonardo DiCaprio bought the rights to Erik Larson’s book about the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition and its link to the first modern serial killer in 2010. At the time, the plan was to make a movie of the story, with Martin Scorsese directing and DiCaprio. starring

The Hulu version, however, will be a miniseries, with Keanu Reeves in a lead role. Along with the news that Reeves will be joining the cast, we learned some new details about the project’s release date and plot.

Here’s what we know about the upcoming adaptation of Devil in the White City.

When is Devil in the White City Coming out?

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Keanu Reeves at San Diego Comic-Con 2022. The actor has signed on to star in Hulu’s “Devil in the White City.”
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Hulu hasn’t given an exact release date yet, but has revealed that it’s looking at 2024.

Meanwhile, filming for the miniseries will begin in 2023. With filming wrapped at Reeves john wick 4 and the fifth installment in pre-production (per IMDB), it seems likely that Devil in the White City will begin filming once the sequel is finished.

Who is in the cast?

So far, Reeves is the only announced cast member on the project. It would mark his first role on American television since the short-lived animated show Bill and Ted in 1990 (although he did star in the Swedish series swedish cocks in 2014).

He will not play serial killer HH Holmes, but rather righteous architect Daniel H. Burnham. Speculation about Reeves’ casting began when Term reported in January that he was in talks to star in the project.

Before that, there were rumors that the producers were eyeing Robert Pattinson for a role, but that remains unconfirmed.

Although Holmes’ casting has yet to be announced, we do know some of the behind-the-scenes talent involved. Scorsese and DiCaprio remain as executive producers, while Todd Field, the three-time Oscar nominee, will take over directing duties. In the bedroom Y Small children.

Before Devil in the White City comes out, Field will release his first film in more than 15 years, Tarstarring Cate Blanchett as the first female conductor of a major German orchestra.

What is Devil in the White City On?

The official synopsis of the book reads: “One was an architect. The other a serial killer. This is the incredible story of these two men and their making of the 1893 Chicago World’s Fair, and their amazing ‘White City’; one of the wonders of the world.

“The architect was Daniel H. Burnham, the driving force behind the White City, the vast, visionary landscape of white buildings set in a wonderland of canals and gardens.

“The killer was HH Holmes, a handsome doctor with striking blue eyes. He used the great fairground attraction, and his own devilish charms, to lure dozens of young women to their deaths.

“While Burnham overcame politics, infighting, personality clashes and Chicago’s infamous weather to transform the swamps of Jackson Park into the greatest show on Earth, Holmes built his own building just west of the fairgrounds. He called it World’s Fair Hotel.

“It was actually a torture palace, a gas chamber, a crematorium.

“These two disparate but driven men are brought to life in this riveting, murderous tale of the legendary Fair that transformed America and ushered it into the 20th century.”

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