Ben Sinclair, Jen Silverman Team Up With Julia Garner On ‘Fake Accounts’

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This morning, Limit line reported that actor Ben Sinclair and playwright Jen Silverman are working on a series adaptation of literary critic Lauren Oyler’s debut novel Fake account.

Sinclair is the co-creator of the Vimeo and HBO series High maintenance while Silverman, author of We play by ourselvesis one of the writers on Netflix’s Stories about the city short film. The duo will bring their past TV experiences into Oyler’s story of a feminist blogger in the 2010s whose late associate, Felix, published right-wing conspiracy theories on a network account. fake society. Published by Catapult in 2021, the exploration of social media’s pervasiveness and proximity to the writer’s experience has been enjoyed by critics.

Emmy Award-winning actress Julia Garner’s Ozark fame will executive produce the series with Sinclair, Silverman, Oyler, Rowan Riley and Whitney Dibo. Independent studio AC Studios of production company Anonymous Content the person behind Dickinson and Catch-22 ⏤ will develop the series. The studio is currently headed by Robert Walak and Alisa Tager.

Anonymous creative director David Levine told Deadline he found Fake account to be “filled with poignant, hilarious, ultimately fantastical observations about the devil’s bargain we’ve all made a living online.” He went on to say that Oyler “has captured the attention of our recent past in the pages of this book, deploying her peerless critical eye and talent for putting words around. around what we are feeling but cannot name. We’re excited to bring her poignant book to TV with such an all-star creative team. ”

The production company recently announced that it is also working on several adaptations of the novel, including Ursula Le Guin’s Eliminated and Lillian Hellman’s Children’s Hour. Ben Sinclair, Jen Silverman Team Up With Julia Garner On ‘Fake Accounts’


Aila Slisco is a Interreviewed U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Aila Slisco joined Interreviewed in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing:

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