Keanu Reeves to star in Martin Scorsese, Leonardo Dicaprio’s series Devil in the White City

The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson will be the basis for a television series starring actor Keanu Reeves.

Keanu Reeves will play the lead role in a television series based on Erik Larson’s best-selling novel The Devil in the White City. None other than Martin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio will produce it.

What is it about?

Based on Larson’s novel, the story revolves around Dr. H.H. Holmes, America’s first modern serial killer and the man behind the notorious “Murder Castle,” which was built in the shadow of the fair.
It also centers on Daniel H. Burnham (Keanu Reeves), a demanding but visionary architect who quickly makes history with the 1893 Chicago World’s Fair.

Executive producers of the series include Rick Yorn, Sam Shaw, Mark Lafferty, Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Davisson, Stacey Sher, and Reeves himself. Shaw will also direct the television adaptation of the novel. The director is Todd Field.

This will be Keanu Reeves’ first leading role in a series.