In a stroke of wonderful information, Ellen Raskin’s 1978 thriller The Westing Game has been introduced as the newest venture to be tackled by HBO Max.
According to Variety, the information comes as a part of an effort to develop HBO Max’s younger grownup attraction. To that finish, a reboot of Pretty Little Liars and a sequel collection to Gossip Girl are additionally on the best way.
The authentic novel begins with the loss of life of Samuel Westing, a reclusive millionaire. His will is structured like a puzzle, bringing collectively 4 pairs of tenants in an condominium constructing to compete towards one another and declare the inheritance. The star of the present is a brilliant younger woman named Turtle, who’s keen on kicking individuals within the shin.
This is the second time that the novel has been tailored for the display screen, following a Showtime TV film in 1997.
There isn’t any showrunner but hooked up to the collection, although Julie Corman, who at present owns the rights to the novel, will function an govt producer.