Harpo Films

Hulu to adapt ‘Black Cake’ with Cerar, Kaplan & Oprah

US-based streamer Hulu has won a bidding war for Black Cake, a drama series based on an upcoming book, with Marissa Jo Cerar, Oprah Winfrey and Aaron Kaplan attached. Charmaine Wilkerson’s novel of the same name, which is due to be published next year, is a decade-spanning murder mystery-meets-family drama, with an international setting including […]

HBO Max picks up OWN drama ‘David Makes Man’ to bolster slate

WarnerMedia’s HBO Max has taken rights to David Makes Man, the Tarell Alvin McCraney drama that first aired on US cabler OWN. The South Florida-set show, which launches on the streamer 16 July, has been created by Academy Award-winning McCraney (Moonlight) and is produced by US trio Page Fright, Outlier Society Productions and Harpo Films, […]

CBS All Access expands original content team with Harpo Films hire

CBS has expanded the original content team at its streaming service All Access. Danny Feldheim and Jana Steele Helman have both been upped to SVP’s of original content, while Ashley Whitaker joins as director of original content. Feldheim, one of the first hires for the original content division at CBS All Access, has been with […]