The pilot “History of a Pleasure Seeker” is not progressing and will not be included in the series on Hulu. diversity only learned.
The show was first ordered for the streaming service in March 2022. It was based on the novel of the same name by Richard Mason. According to the official logline, the show was a musical drama “set in Amsterdam in 1907, a tale of a charismatic young man’s explosive adventures through all the temptations of the Belle Époque”.
The cast for the pilot included Carla Woodcock, Callum Kerr, Lesley-Ann Brandt, Olumide Olorunfemi and Bebe Bettencourt.
History of a Pleasure Seeker is based on Richard Mason’s novel of the same name. Mason adapted the novel for the screen and also served as executive producer. Julie Anne Robinson directed and served as executive producer on the pilot. In addition to his work as a composer, Christopher Read is also an executive producer. Fremantle served as executive producer along with Hat Trick Productions’ Jimmy Mulville and Michael Gracey. ABC Signature was the studio behind the pilot.
The decision not to proceed with the pilot comes about a month after Hulu picked up several other shows in series. These include: a series adaptation of The Devil in the White City, starring Keanu Reeves and executive producing Leonardo DiCaprio and Martin Scorsese; an untitled orphan limited series starring Ellen Pompeo and Imogen Reid; and a series adaptation of the book The Other Black Girl, executive produced by Rashida Jones.
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