Facebook isn’t one to be outdone by Apple’s new large calm spending: It’s purchasing a 10-episode, straight-to-series half-hour drama-comedy array constructed and starring Elizabeth Olsen. The prolongation also includes Lizzy Weiss on house as showrunner, Kit Steinkellner as creator and lead author and Master of None‘s James Ponsoldt as a directly and executive writer for a array of episodes.
Deadline reports that a series, formerly patrician Widow, is one of a initial of a array of designed acquisitions Facebook is doing to strength out Facebook Watch with reward strange content. Olsen, who will underline prominently in this summer’s arriving Avengers: Infinity War, is apparently a high-profile get for a fledgling beginning during a amicable network.
This comes in a arise of a array of straight-to-series orders from Apple, that is expected going to be going directly toe-to-toe with Facebook Watch. Both will of march also be competing with working attention rivals including Netflix and Hulu, and it’s value deliberation what this run on Hollywood talent and productions will meant in terms of fallout for normal TV channels and smoothness vectors.
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