Sam Mendes comes up with new Comedy series ’The Franchise’ for HBO, Sets its Cast

‘The Franchise’ is done with the cast!

The Franchise, the upcoming for HBO series finalizes its cast. The project led by Sam Mendes and Armando Iannucci are all excited with the new cast members.

They picked the team of finest actors of all times like Billy Magnussen who is an American actor well known for his works in Into the Woods (2014), Jessica Hynes who is multi-talented lady with working as both writer and performer, Darren Goldstein well known for his roles in The Affair (2014) and Ozark (2017), Lolly Adefope who is a stand-up comedian and actress, known for the roles in Fran in the Hulu comedy series Shrill, and as Kitty, the ghost of a Georgian noblewoman in BBC comedy Ghosts.

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Other actors include Isaac Powell, Daniel Brühl and Richard E. Grant. The story is from Mendes. The roles of the actors are Magnussen will be playing the role of Adam, Hynes is casted for the role of Steph, Goldstein will be playing Pat, Adefope is set for the role of Dag, and Powell will be playing Peter. The other actors like Brühl is assigned the role of Eric, and Grant will be playing Peter.


The Franchise revolves around the story of a group of people from the film industry who are stuck in a dysfunctional situation with no sense in it where they have to work together to make a movie of superheroes. They are tangled between certain question which are related Hollywood, that is if it is the new era of Hollywood or the last stand for the cinema? also, if it’s a dream factory or a chemical plant?

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Sam Mendes who is the oscar winner for role in American Beauty, the main story maker is also expected to be directing the series. The showrunner of the show is Jon Brown.

For further updates, on The Franchise wait for the upcoming news!