First announced in 2019, HBO Max is making a drama following the life and influence of Julia Child. Titled ‘Julia’ the eight-episode drama series will further uncover how famed chef Julia Child had an impact on American household cuisine. Child was known for her show ‘The French Chef’ and cookbook, ‘Mastering the Art of French Cooking’. Sarah Lancashire, from ‘Happy Valley’, will star as Child with Chris Keyser show-running.
“We are so happy to help bring the incomparable Julia Child back to the small screen, when we need her more than ever. This show’s look into her life, marriage, and trailblazing career as she transformed the way we talk about food is an absolute delight,” said the head of originals at HBO Max, Sarah Aubrey. Aubrey continues by saying, “Our incredible cast and formidable creative team are a recipe for success, and we couldn’t be more excited.”