Rami Malek to star in limited TV series honoring Hollywood silent film star Buster Keaton
Rami Malek has been in talks for some time to play silent film star Buster Keaton for a limited television series.
January 19, The variety reported that a television series in the name of Buster Keaton is in development under the Warner Bros. banner. Television.
The limited series will be co-produced and directed by Batman director Matt Reeves.
bohemian rhapsody star Rami Malek will co-produce the series with David Weddle, while Ted Cohen is in talks to become executive producer and screenwriter.
In 2022, a biography, Buster Keaton: The Life of a Filmmaker by Jamie Curtis was released for which the studio is negotiating the rights so that it can be used as source material for the production of the series.
Keaton’s first acting breakthrough was in the silent comedy film, the butcher boy in 1917. He then acted in famous films like Sherlock Jr., Steamboat Bill, Jr., Our Hospitality, Seven Chances and Sunset Boulevard, and more.