‘Tokyo Underworld’ Crime Drama From Terence Winter & Sherry Marsh Set At Chris Albrecht’s Legendary International
EXCLUSIVE: Chris Albrecht has teamed with Boardwalk Empire creator Terence Winter and Pose govt producer Sherry Marsh for Tokyo Underworld, a criminal offense drama set in Japan. It marks one of many first initiatives for Legendary International, the tv enterprise between Legendary and Albrecht launched in December, which is concentrated on growing, financing and producing premium worldwide scripted programming.
Legendary International has acquired the rights to Robert Whiting’s e-book Tokyo Underworld: The Quick Occasions and Exhausting Lifetime of an American Gangster in Japan, with Emmy winner and Oscar nominee Winter set to jot down and govt produce the difference and Emmy nominee Marsh serving as govt producer.
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Tokyo Underworld is the true story of Nick Zapetti, a streetwise 25-year-old Italian-American GI who relocated to war-ravaged Japan within the aftermath of World Struggle 2 to grow to be the undisputed king of the underground black market. Via a combination of violence, crafty, and old school wit, Zapetti, alongside together with his gang of Japanese criminals, battled the Yakuza in addition to the federal government to grow to be a multi-millionaire nightclub proprietor, diamond thief, skilled wrestler and the pinnacle of the underworld in Tokyo.
Since Tokyo Underworld was printed in 2000, there have been a number of makes an attempt for display diversifications with varied auspices, together with a film at Warner Bros. and as a sequence at Amazon.
Tokyo Undercover reunites Winter with Albrecht. Winter was one of many key writer-producers on The Sopranos, shepherded by Albrecht throughout his tenure working HBO. Winter, who gained 4 Emmys for his work on The Sopranos, went on to create and govt produce one other mob drama for HBO, Boardwalk Empire.
Winter was nominated for an Oscar for his adaptation of Wolf Of Wall Road and co-created HBO’s Vinyl with Martin Scorsese, Mick Jagger and Wealthy Cohen. He’s repped by Jackoway Austen Tyerman.
Marsh is an govt producer on FX’s award-winning drama Pose and Historical past’s long-running Vikings, in addition to Amazon’s upcoming The Banker’s Spouse. She additionally serves as a producer on the upcoming Common Rock Hudson biopic All That Heaven Permits, set to be directed by Greg Berlanti. Marsh is represented by DLA Piper.