Lena Dunham Returns to HBO to Direct International High-Finance Series ‘Industry’

IndieWire | 6/16/2019 | Staff
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Lena Dunham is returning to HBO for a brand-new series. Variety reports that the “Girls” and “Camping” creator is heading back to the cable outfit to direct and executive produce “Industry,” an eight-part series that will center around “a group of twenty-somethings breaking into the world of international finance.”

Created by Mickey Down and Konrad Kay, who previously worked in the international finance arena themselves, the show will follow “a group of young graduates competing for a limited set of permanent positions at a top investment bank in London. The boundaries between colleague, friend, lover, and enemy soon blur as they immerse themselves in a company culture defined by sex, drugs, and ego as well as deals and dividends.”

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Dunham will direct the pilot episode of “Industry” and will executive produce the entire series alongside Kay and Down. Variety reports that there “are currently no plans for her to appear in the series.”

Most recently, filmmaker and creator created, wrote, and produced the single-season series “Camping” for HBO. Prior to that, she created the six-season series “Girls” for the cable outfit, which she also starred in and often directed...
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