The next series of David Simon on HBO will address the rise of fascism in the US

After more than two decades of fruitful relationship, HBO has given the green light to the next series from David Simon, creator of acclaimed dramas of the chan

The next series of David Simon on HBO will address the rise of fascism in the US

After more than two decades of fruitful relationship, HBO has given the green light to the next series from David Simon, creator of acclaimed dramas of the channel as The Wire or Treme. The cable network will produce The plot of America, adaptation of the novel of the same name by Philip Roth, in which the author imagines an alternative history of the united States.

The history is starring a jewish family of working class New Jersey which attends the rise political of Charles Lindbergh, a hero of aviation and a populist, xenophobic becomes president of the government with the aim of taking the nation toward fascism.

Simon himself and his frequent collaborator Ed Burns, with whom he has already worked in dramas such as The Wire or Generation Kill, will write the script and produce this miniseries, which will consist of six episodes.

As noted by The Hollywood Reporter, this announcement comes just days after the mid-term elections in the united States where the democrats won control of the House of representatives "in a country increasingly divided under the presidency of [Donald] Trump". The project, however, took more than a year of development, and the Simon has consulted to a Roth before his death last may.

The conspiracy of America rhyme, in addition to, with The man in the high castle, drama from Amazon that recently premiered its third season and has already been renewed for a fourth installment. This series adapts the ucrony of the same name where Philip K. Dick explores what would have happened in the united States if the Axis forces had won the Second World War.

finally, the launch of The conspiracy of America coincides with the imminent end of " The Deuce, drama Simon on the emergence of the porn industry renewed for a third and final season. For now, his announced series on the Spanish civil war, you will have to wait.

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Updated Date: 15 November 2018, 08:01

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