Jonathan Glatzer is developing a “dark comedy” series set in Silicon Valley for AMC

Get ready to explore the darker side of the tech industry.

AMC announced today that it is developing an as-yet-untitled drama about the high-stakes world of Silicon Valley billionaires.

This show is the creation of one of the most respected writers in television, Jonathan Glatzer.

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Glatzer’s credits include acclaimed dramas such as Succession, Better Call Saul, and Bloodline.

According to a press release issued today, “The series is set inside the Silicon Valley bubble, amidst misguided corporate cultures, moonlit innovation labs, and tough private high schools.”

“In our story, a scandal erupted over personal data exploitation, stemming from a dispute between the CEO of a technology company and a self-appointed “inventor of the future” and a selfish “performance doctor,” AMC Networks said in the announcement.

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“This act of corruption quickly spirals out of control for everyone involved, exposing the absurdities of ambition, corporate ethics, and the fallibility of the people who shape the future of our world.

“Get ready for a captivating, captivating and original look behind the curtain of Silicon Valley,” added Dan McDermott, President, Entertainment and AMC Studios for AMC Networks.

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“Jonathan is a tremendous talent, and AMC is fortunate to be home to that, bringing his first series to life,” McDermott continued.

“This show, about the lives of characters who create the world we will all live in, takes place in the here and now. Truth is stranger than fiction, especially here.”

In his own comments, Glatzer made clear he would do so no To inflate the egos of Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg in the world.

“The world of technology and the future it offers is in the hands of some frighteningly self-involved people,” Glatzer said.

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“They radiate a strange, almost divine energy, but even they can’t escape their humanity. So, instead of doing something directly about technology, I wanted to focus on people.”

“And not only the giants, but also the aspirants eager to become giants, and the children and wives of the aspirants; and their housekeepers, and their schools, and their psychiatrists, and their dogs and their spiritual teachers alike, all live in this bubble where they really—and perhaps rightly—believe that they are inventing the future, except for the dogs.

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“I couldn’t be happier to be doing this with AMC,” Glatzer added.

“At a time when networks are looking for fastballs and hits, I gave them a black comedy curveball, and to their enormous credit, they have given me nothing but the greatest support a writer could ask for.”

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The dark comedy and character-oriented approach have elevated Succession above the pantheon of major commercial shows and films to make it one of the richest and most compelling series of the 21st century.

In other words, we’re very excited about the idea of ​​Glatzer giving Silicon Valley the same treatment.

What do you think, TV lovers?

Are you as excited as we are about AMC’s latest project?

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Tyler Johnson He is an associate editor for TV Fanatic and other Mediavine O&O sites. In his spare time, he enjoys reading, cooking, and of course watching TV. You can follow him on X and email him here at TV Fanatic.

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