Regina King and David E Kelley Come Together for a New Netflix Limited Series – ‘A Man in Full’

Regina King and David E Kelley Come Together for a New Netflix Limited Series – ‘A Man in Full’

It seems Netflix is aiming higher and higher. The streaming giant has established itself as a formidable production house with the likes of original productions like House of Cards, Stranger Things, Queen’s Gambit, and more. Now Netflix has struck a deal with Regina King and David E. Kelley to produce a limited series for the platform. The new series is an adaptation of Tom Wolfe’s best-selling 1998 novel, A Man in Full

Regina King will direct the Netflix series 

This will mark her second collaboration with the streaming giant. Regina King had starred in the acclaimed Netflix film, The Harder They Fall alongside Idris Elba. Now, after a whole year, she is returning to the platform but not in the form of an actor but as a director. She has previously proved her mettle at directing with shows like This is Us, The Good Doctor, Shameless, Animal Kingdoms, etc. It isn’t known whether she’ll occupy the director’s seat for the entirety of the series or not. However, she will direct the pilot episode. 

The streamer has also roped in eleven times Emmy winner, David E. Kelley to serve as showrunner, producer, and writer on the show. He has worked on projects like Big Little Lies, The Lincoln Lawyer, Boston Legal, and L.A Law. The man has created another series for the streamer, Anatomy of a Scandal which is soon to release on April 15, 2022.

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What about the plot of the series? 

The story follows Charles Croker, once a football star and now a conglomerate king in Atlanta, and his young second wife, Serena. In his sixties, he’s facing bankruptcy after placing a bet with another businessman. If this wasn’t bad enough, his friend’s daughter accuses a black football star, Fareek “The Cannon” Fanon of date rape. The case has the possibility of inciting riots in the racially mixed town of Atlanta and affecting everyone’s lives in high society, including Croker’s. 

When will the series release on the streamer?

There is no official release date yet. A Man in Full hasn’t even gone into production. The shoot is to begin tentatively in May or June 2022 and continue till October 2022. The six-part series will be filmed in Atlanta. Moreover, the production house hasn’t confirmed any cast members yet.

Are you excited to see Regina King‘s magic on your Netflix screens?

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