Okay, we don't really like the tone here but we'll include this anyway. Welcome to town, Charlize, that's all we can say.
[NBC] handed out a pilot order to the Charlize Theron-produced Hatfields & McCoys, marking its ninth drama this season.
Set in present-day Pittsburgh, the drama begins when a startling death reignites the feud between these two legendary families. Unleashing decades of resentment, the blue-collar McCoys will put the Hatfields’ wealth and power at risk as they go to war for control of the city. [THR]
I’m sure this is one of those things that will make sense as more of it is unveiled, and, hey, for all I know this show will need to back a dump truck down the red carpet to haul out all its Emmys in a year or two, but let’s just briefly recap the facts so far: Charlize Theron, a gorgeous Oscar-winning movie star who hails from South Africa, is producing a present-day, Yinzer version of the famous Hatfields and McCoys story. Read that sentence a few times. Like, really
read it. Break it down piece by piece, go get a snack, come back, do it again, etc. Let the whole thing wash over you.
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