HBO Max is developing a project based on The Westing Game, author Ellen Raskin’s Newbery Medal winning novel. The potential series is being developed under a script to series model. Producer Julie Corman, who owns rights to the novel, will executive produce.
“Published in 1978, The Westing Game is an ensemble mystery-comedy that begins with the death of millionaire Samuel Westing. The reading of his will sets in motion a game for his 16 heirs unlike any other, the winners of which will walk away with his $200 million fortune.”