Hulu has set a September 30th premiere date for the ten-episode third season of its acclaimed series “Ramy”. Ramy Youssef stars as first-generation Egyptian-American Ramy Hassan with the action following his family as they navigate spirituality in their politically-divided New Jersey neighborhood. [Source: Deadline]
Tom Hollander, Diane Lane, and Calista Flockhart will join Naomi Watts and Chloe Sevigny in the main cast of the second season of FX’s anthology series “Feud” from producer Ryan Murphy. Gus Van Sant is onboard to direct the entire eight-episode run.
The true story tale follows how Truman Capote (Hollander) was friends with numerous members of New York high society until he published excerpts of his unfinished novel “Answered Prayers” with the excerpts serving as a tell-all about the elite. [Source: TV Line]
Kirby Howell-Baptiste (“The Sandman”) and Amy Ryan (“Only Murders in the Building”) will join Colin Farrell in the Apple TV+ genre-bending series “Sugar” from creator Mark Protosevich (“I Am Legend”). The project is dubbed an L.A.-set contemporary take on the private detective story. Famed film director Fernando Meirelles (“City of God,” “The Two Popes”) helms the Apple Studios title. [Source: Variety]
Showtime has picked up its popular drama series “The Chi” for a sixth season, the order coming whilst the show’s fifth season is still in the midst of airing. Lena Waithe and Common serve as executive producers of the series set on the South Side of Chicago. The show’s fifth season has seen its audience grow by over 20% from last season. [Source: Showtime]
Netflix has ordered Kathleen Jordan’s eight-episode period soap drama “The Decameron”. Jenji Kohan (“Glow”) also executive produces.
The story takes place in 1348, as the Black Death strikes Florence. A handful of nobles are invited to retreat with their servants to a grand villa in the Italian countryside and wait out the pestilence. What starts as a wine-soaked sex romp in the hills of Tuscany descends into an all out scramble for survival. [Source: Variety]