Catherine Zeta-Jones is headed to Georgia to film her next project.
According to the Georgia.org, Facebook Watch is ramping up production for a new series called Queen America. The new series will star Catherine Zeta-Jones and will be a dark-comedy set in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
The 10-episode series will focus on Vicki Ellis a ruthless pageant coach, who is played by Zeta-Jones. Vicki is desparately sought after by young women competing to be Miss America for one reason; she can turn any girl into a winner. But she gets paired with the beautiful but unpolished Samantha, Vicki’s entire reparation may be at stake.
Zeta-Jones most recently worked on the Lifetime Cocaine Godmother: The Griselda Blanco Story. She also appeared as Olivia de Havilland in the first season of the Ryan Murphy anthology series “Feud.” She won an Oscar for best supporting actress for her work in the 2002 film adaptation of the hit musical “Chicago” and is also known for her roles in films like “Traffic,” “Entrapment,” “Intolerable Cruelty,” and “The Mask of Zorro.”
The series is created, written, and executive produced by Meaghan Oppenheimer. “I’m so excited to be making this show, set in my hometown of Tulsa, Oklahoma — and beyond grateful to be partnered again with Bruna Papandrea, who has championed this project from its earliest stages and proven to be one of the biggest supporters of women in the industry,” said Oppenheimer. “We have been very lucky to have found such great collaborators in wiip, Entertainment 360, and Facebook. To have one of my favorite actresses, Catherine Zeta-Jones, bringing this character to life is a dream come true.”
Stay tuned for casting calls, job opportunities, and more for the new Facebook Watch series.
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