EXCLUSIVE: Matthew Goode has been cast as Robert Evans, the legendary producer and studio director, in Paramount + ‘s upcoming limited event series The offer. Miles Teller was recently scheduled to play producer Albert S. Ruddy, replacing Armie Hammer in the role.
The offer is based on the experiences of Oscar-winning producer Ruddy in directing the iconic 1972 film Francis Coppola directed and adapted with Mario Puzo from Puzo’s bestselling novel, starring Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan, John Cazale, Robert Duvall, Diane Keaton and Talia County. Evans oversaw the studio during production of the films and gave the photo the go-ahead.
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The 10-episode event series is written and produced by Nikki Toscano, who also features, and Oscar and Emmy nominated creator and writer Michael Tolkin (Escape to Dannemora, La Player). Teller and Ruddy will also be executive producers of the series, with Leslie Grief (Hatfield & McCoys). Dexter Fletcher (Rocket man) will lead the first and last block and execution products. The offer is produced by Paramount TV Studios.
The offer was created at Paramount + with direct commitment to the series.
Best known for his roles in Watchmen and Driver, Goode has a busy dance card that starts with the Kingsman prequel The king’s man and Silent night facing Keira Knightley. He is replaced by CAA and Dalzell and Beresford.
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