The President Is Lacking seems to be useless within the water. Showtime has cancelled its plans for the dramatic collection that’s based mostly on the e-book written by James Patterson and Invoice Clinton. David Oyelowo was set to star within the collection with Anne Dowd.
It was Dowd that exposed the collection was not shifting ahead at a press occasion for an additional venture. She stated the next, per Variety:
“[Production] stopped halfway after which due to the pandemic, the relevance of it, issues wanted to be modified within the writing due to what occurs to the President. It simply wouldn’t have labored. It could have needed to have been re-conceived.”
Showtime received the rights to the novel in 2018 earlier than it was launched, and it was a venture a whole lot of different networks have been all for. It’s attainable one other community or streaming service may choose up the collection.
What do you think? Did you intend to take a look at The President Is Lacking? Do you need to see it picked up by one other outlet?