Emperor of Ocean Park has solid a lead position for the MGM+ adaptation of Stephen L. Carter’s best-selling novel of the identical identify, with Grantham Coleman (Lawmen: Bass Reeves) portraying Talcott Garland. The actor additionally seems within the Netflix film Rustin, per Deadline, and is a important character within the Starz drama Energy E-book III: Elevating Kanan.
What’s Emperor of Ocean Park About?
The variation is ready on the earth of politics. The main focus is on Ivy League academia and the seashores of Martha’s Winery. The story focuses on Talcott, a legislation professor who sees his quiet life shattered when his father dies of an obvious coronary heart assault. That demise is questioned by Tal’s sister, Mariah Denton, a former journalist and occasional conspiracy theorist that believes the Black Supreme Court docket nominee died due to foul play.
The solid additionally contains Jessica Jones alum Tiffany Mack as Mariah and Paulina Lule (Brokers of S.H.I.E.L.D) as Kimmer Madison Garland, Tal’s spouse. Madison’s a high-powered lawyer on the verge of being appointed a federal judgeship.
Sherman Payne, who wrote on Shameless, is ready to function showrunner. Damian Marcano (Profitable Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty) is ready to direct a number of episodes. It’s produced by John Wells Productions and Warner Bros. Tv. John Wells, Sherman Payne, Damian Marcano, Shukree Tilghman, and JWP’s Erin Jontow are set to be govt producers.