British celebrity Claire Foy's upcoming scripted collection Doomsday Machine has been obtained by HBO. The costs cable network bought the program after a multiple-outlet bidding battle. The drama is a co-production in between HBO and Anonymous Material and also CAA-backed Wiip, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Foy will certainly star as top Facebook exec Sheryl Sandberg in the collection, which is based upon Sheera Frenkel and Cecilia Kang's New york city Times bestselling book An Awful Fact: Inside Facebook's Battle for Supremacy.
It will concentrate on the partnership between the social media sites giant's creator Mark Zuckerberg. As well as Sandberg serves as the business's principal operating officer (COO), as well as the barriers Facebook has actually faced in its relentless pursuit for growth.
The show has actually trapped numerous journalists to work as experts to make sure the plot's precision.
The goal behind the collection is to put the audience in the footwear of Sandberg. As well as Zuckerberg as they form the means billions of individuals connect as well as eat info.
Foy and also Akhtar will offer executive manufacturers for Doomsday Machine along with Paul Lee and Josh Stern for wiip, David Levine and also Doug Wald for Anonymous Material, Adam Berkowitz, Elyse Cheney as well as Adam Eaglin.