Facebook accumulates half-hour dramedy show starring Elizabeth Olsen

Facebook picks up half-hour dramedy series starring Elizabeth Olsen

Facebook is not someone to be outdone by Apple’s current big content investing: It’s purchasing a 10-episode, straight-to-series half-hour drama-comedy show created and starring Elizabeth Olsen. Manufacturing comes with Lizzy Weiss agreeable as showrunner, Kit Steinkellner as creator and lead copywriter and Master of None‘s James Ponsoldt as a directly and executive producer for a number of  episodes.

Deadline reports that the series, formerly called Widow, is amongst the first of some prepared purchases Twitter is doing to flesh aside Facebook Check out with advanced original content. Olsen, who will feature prominently inside summer’s upcoming Avengers: Infinity War, is actually a high-profile get for fledgling effort during the myspace and facebook.

This comes in the aftermath of many straight-to-series instructions from Apple, that is probably going to be going directly toe-to-toe with Facebook Watch. Both will definitely additionally be contending with extant business competitors including Netflix and Hulu, and it’s worth considering exactly what this operate on Hollywood talent and productions means with regards to fallout for old-fashioned television channels and delivery vectors.

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Posted at Fri, 09 Feb 2018 17:42:40 +0000