Kim Kardashian has landed the lead role in a new drama series after her success in American Horror Story, Deadline reports. The businesswoman will play a character inspired by Laura Wasser, a Hollywood divorce lawyer.
The producers of the new project were Ryan Murphy, who worked with Kardashian in the last season of the series “American Horror Story,” as well as Kris Jenner and Kim herself. Filming for the series will begin at the end of next year, and the release is scheduled for early 2025 on the Hulu service.
Kim's role in the legal drama is based on famed divorce lawyer Laura Wasser, who represented the reality TV star himself in his split from Kanye West, and many other celebrities, including Ryan Reynolds, Angelina Jolie, Britney Spears and Kevin Costner.
The role of a human rights activist does not seem to be a difficult task for Kim: she spent the last few years in law school and passed the bar exam in 2021 after failing three times. During a discussion at the TIME100 summit, Kim, the daughter of famous lawyer Robert Kardashian, admitted that if she had the opportunity to focus on being a lawyer "full-time," she would "absolutely" I would refuse to star in a reality show.
The producer of the new series, Brian Murphy, is also a successful television director, known to viewers from the series “Dahmer”, “The Observer”, “The Politician”, “Glee” and “Glee”. and many others. He is also famous for helping to bring out the acting talent in artists of other genres. A few years ago, he gave singer Lady Gaga her first starring role in American Horror Story. Afterwards she starred in the film A Star is Born, for which she was nominated for an Oscar. and got the main role in "The House of Gucci".
It recently became known that Kim will play the lead role in the Netflix comedy "The Fifth Wheel", which he is producing along with Janine Brito and Paula Pell.