Keanu Reeves has left Hulu’s upcoming The Satan within the White Metropolis sequence, Selection experiences. A alternative has but to be forged.
Based mostly on Erik Larson’s 2003 guide of the identical title, The Satan within the White Metropolis facilities on Daniel H. Burnham, the architect of the 1893 Chicago World’s Honest, and Dr. H. H. Holmes, America’s first fashionable serial killer who, in additional sensationalized accounts of his life, constructed a “Homicide Fort” to lure guests into his grip in the course of the occasion. Reeves was alleged to painting Burnham, whereas Holmes has nonetheless not been forged.
The Satan within the White Metropolis was going to be Reeves’ first main tv position. The Hulu sequence was the final in a protracted line of potential adaptation for the guide: Tom Cruise and Paula Wagner tried to deliver the story to the display in a cope with Paramount that lapsed in 2004, and in 2007, Paramount reacquired the movie rights and set it up with producers Michael Shamberg and Sher. Leonardo DiCaprio then acquired the rights to the story in 2010, when he was anticipated to star as Holmes in a movie directed by Martin Scorsese.
DiCaprio and Scorsese finally struck a cope with Hulu to reimagine the challenge as a restricted sequence in 2019, which was mentioned on the time to be one of the costly acquisitions within the streamer’s historical past. The duo are government producing the challenge alongside Rick Yorn, Lila Byock, Jennifer Davisson, Stacey Sher, Sam Shaw, and Mark Lafferty. Shaw additionally serves because the challenge’s showrunner.
Earlier this yr, Reeves voiced Batman within the animated movie DC League of Tremendous-Pets. In March, he’ll return for John Wick 4, and he additionally plans to reprise his position as exorcist John Constantine for Constantine 2. Revisit our rating of the actor’s 10 Most Iconic Roles.