Megan Ellison Developing First TV Series About Greta Garbo and Marlene Dietrich

Megan Ellison Developing First TV Series About Greta Garbo and Marlene Dietrich

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The project will be scripted by “True Blood” and “L Word” writers

Megan Ellison‘s Annapurna Pictures is producing its first major television project with writers from “True Blood” and “The L Word,” the company said Wednesday.

Angela Robinson (“True Blood,” “Hung”) and Alex Kondracke (“Hung,” “The L Word”) are writing the project, which focuses on the intersecting lives of film legends Greta Garbo and Marlene Dietrich in Hollywood's Golden Age.

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Ellison will serve as executive producer, and Annapurna's Stephen Feder will be the executive overseeing day-to-day development and production.

“We're so excited this project found a home at Annapurna,” Robinson and Kondracke said in a statement. “We couldn't imagine a better partner than Megan Ellison and the folks at Annapurna to help us bring this series to life.”

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Robinson and Kondracke are both repped by WME. The deal was brokered by Ari Greenburg at WME, Eric Suddleson at FTGS Law and Chris Corabi of Annapurna Pictures.