Deadline reports that HBO Max has ordered a script to series order for The Westing Game.
The Westing Game was written by Ellen Raskin in 1978. 16 people are gathered for the will reading of the late Samuel W. Westing, an eccentric, game loving millionaire. Westing has created one final game and the winner will inherit his fortune. However, among the participants could be a possible murderer.
It’s described as mystery comedy, Agatha Christie style meets Knives Out. Julie Corman, who owns the rights to the novel, will be an executive producer on the series.
HBO Max, MGM and Corman are still looking for possible writers and directors for the series.
ONTD, did you read this book in school?