A TV series based on the explosive book Fire and Fury: Inside The Trump White House is in active development, so reports The Hollywood Reporter. The Michael Wolff book hit shelves at the beginning of the month and went straight to the top of the charts, where it remains. The TV version has been optioned Endeavor Content with Wolff will serving as executive producer, alongside British television producer Michael Jackson.
Here’s the book synopsis from the publisher.
The first nine months of Donald Trump’s term were stormy, outrageous—and absolutely mesmerizing. Now, thanks to his deep access to the West Wing, bestselling author Michael Wolff tells the riveting story of how Trump launched a tenure as volatile and fiery as the man himself.’
“In this explosive book, Wolff provides a wealth of new details about the chaos in the Oval Office. Among the revelations:
— What President Trump’s staff really thinks of him
— What inspired Trump to claim he was wire-tapped by President Obama
— Why FBI director James Comey was really fired
— Why chief strategist Steve Bannon and Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner couldn’t be in the same room
— Who is really directing the Trump administration’s strategy in the wake of Bannon’s firing
— What the secret to communicating with Trump is
— What the Trump administration has in common with the movie The Producers’
Never before has a presidency so divided the American people. Brilliantly reported and astoundingly fresh, Michael Wolff’s Fire and Fury shows us how and why Donald Trump has become the king of discord and disunion.
No timeline on the planned series as yet, but we’ll keep you posted.