‘Disgraceland’ Drama Series From Callie Khouri, Michael Lohmann & T Bone Burnett Based On Podcast In Works At Kapital Entertainment
EXCLUSIVE: The Nashville trio of creator-executive producer Callie Khouri, producer Michael Lohmann and Season 1 government music producer T Bone Burnett are reuniting for one more music-driven drama sequence.
Aaron Kaplan’s Kapital Leisure has acquired the rights to Jake Brennan’s music and true crime podcast Disgraceland for a TV sequence written by Khouri, Lohmann and Brennan, with Burnett overseeing the music.
Disgraceland, which will probably be taken to the premium cable and streaming market shortly, is a music and true crime tv present about musicians getting away with homicide and behaving very badly.
It stems from an authentic concept by Lohmann based mostly on the podcast who reached out to his former Nashville colleagues, the husband-and-wife duo of Oscar winners Khouri and Burnett, and took the challenge to Kapital Leisure the place he serves as head of manufacturing.
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Launched independently in 2018, the Disgraceland podcast, created and hosted by Brennan, shortly went to No. 7 on the Apple Podcast charts. Regardless of publishing solely twenty-four episodes a 12 months the present, which melds music historical past, true crime and transgressive fiction, has been downloaded over 30 million instances and in over 200 international locations worldwide. Disgraceland, distributed and marketed in partnership with iHeartRadio, has been nominated for 2 iHeart Podcast awards and gained the award for Greatest Music Podcast this previous January. In 2019 and 2018, it was named to Apple Podcasts “Greatest Of” year-end lists. Season 5 of Disgraceland launches right now, March 10.
Brennan is also the host and creator of the podcast 27 Membership and co-owner of the audio-driven media firm Double Elvis Productions. In 2019, Brennan revealed his first e-book, Disgraceland: Musicians Getting Away with Homicide and Behaving Very Badly based mostly on his podcast. Here’s a hyperlink to the podcast’s pilot episode.
Khouri is the Oscar Award-winning screenwriter of Thelma & Louise and the creator and government producer of the country-music-themed drama sequence Nashville. She not too long ago directed the Lifetime film Patsy & Loretta and has a number of sequence tasks within the works, Bloom with Michelle and Barack Obama’s Larger Floor for Netflix, Divine Secrets and techniques Of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood based mostly on her film at Village Roadshow, and The Helpful Idiots at Amazon. She is also growing a stage musical model of Thelma & Louise.
Lohmann is a 28-year business veteran, third technology filmmaker who has labored on dozens of options and over 500 hours of 1-hour episodic tv. He has labored as a Director of Images, Director, Producing Director, Line Producer, and Govt Producer. In 2019, Lohmann began his personal studio and constructed a 150,000 sq. foot facility. He joined Kapital Leisure as head of manufacturing having labored as co-executive producer/government producer on the corporate’s sequence A Million Little issues and Inform Me a Story.
Joseph Henry “T Bone” Burnett has acquired a number of Grammy awards for his work in movie music, together with for O Brother, The place Artwork Thou? (2000) *Chilly Mountain (*2004), Stroll the Line (2006), and Loopy Coronary heart (2010), which additionally earned him an Oscar. He produced music for the TV sequence Nashville and True Detective.
The Disgraceland podcast is repped by UTA.