Matt Bomer has some exciting news – he just landed the lead role in a new Amazon pilot called The Last Tycoon!
The series is based on an unfinished novel of the same name by legendary author F. Scott Fitzgerald.
The “centers on Monroe Stahr (Bomer), Hollywood’s first wunderkind studio executive in the 1930s as he climbs to the height of power pitting him against his mentor and current head of the studio Pat Brady, a character based on Louis B. Mayer. With Stahr as a focal point, the series delves into the true violence, sex and towering ambition of Hollywood in the ’30s,” according to Deadline.
Captain Phillips screenwriter Billy Ray wrote the pilot and he will also direct it!