Dexter star Michael C. Hall will adapt Matthew Specktor‘s novel American Dream Machine as a Showtime TV series.
Read a free sample of the novel at this link. Dexter showrunner Scott Buck has also joined the project and Specktor will write the screenplay. Tin House published the novel in April. Here’s more about the deal, from the publisher’s release:
Michael C. Hall will serve as executive producer and is eyeing a role in the series. The project is set in Hollywood in the 1970s and centers on the titular talent agency. American Dream Machine is a sweeping narrative about fathers and sons, the movie business, and the sundry sea changes that have shaped Hollywood, and by extension, American life.