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A Julia Child TV Series Is Coming to HBO Max

With the debut of "The French Chef" in 1963, television made Julia Child a star.Now, almost sixty years later, the late celebrity chef is returning to TV as the lead character in an HBO dramatic series."Julia"—as the new show will be called—is billed as being "inspired by Julia Child's extraordinary life.".The series will star two-time British Academy Television Awards winner Sarah Lancashire as the famed chef.["Julia" will explore] the emergence of public television as a new social institution, feminism and the women's movement, the nature of celebrity and America's cultural growth. At its heart, the series is a portrait of a loving marriage with an evolving and complicated power dynamic, HBO.HBO Max plans to air the eight-episode first season as a Max Original—and yes, they do refer to it as a "first season.".So if fans enjoy this dramatic recreation of Julia Child's life, there might be more to come

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