Steven Spielberg wants to turn Bryan Cranston's Tony Award winning performance of LBJ into a miniseries.
won a Best Lead Actor Tony Award last night for his portrayal as President Lyndon Johnson in the Robert Schenkkan play All The Way.
Hours after the play won the Tony last night, Deadline
reports that Steven Spielberg
is interested in producing a miniseries with Bryan Cranston
Spielberg wants Cranston to reprise his role in a drama that begins with the Kennedy assassination, and spans the first year of Johnson’s administration, from taking office and leveraging his power to pass Civil Rights legislation in Congress to his landslide re-election victory.
There is no official word as to where the television series will premiere. Spielberg does have a history with HBO with 'Band of Brothers
' but Bryan Cranston
owes a large part of his success to AMC.
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