The Last Tycoon

The Next 'Boardwalk Empire'? HBO Developing F. Scott Fitzgerald's 'The Last Tycoon'

by Kevin Fitzpatrick November 19, 2013 @ 1:33 PM
HBO previously took us to the 1920s East Coast for all the booze and bullets of 'Boardwalk Empire,' but will its next great drama switch sides? 'The Hunger Games' and 'Captain Phillips' screenwriter Billy Ray has been tasked to develop an HBO series around 'Great Gatsby' writer F. Scott Fitzgerald's unfinished work 'The Last Tycoon,' but how far along is the project?