Deadline: HBO Max & Don Cheadle’s Radicle Act Ink ‘Max’ Deal; ‘Newsroom’ Alum Camilla Blackett To Showrun Dark Comedy

EXCLUSIVE: Don Cheadle’s Radicle Act banner and HBO Max are taking it to the Max, literally and figuratively.

The AT&T-owned streamer has inked a development deal with the Emmy nominee’s production company for the dark comedy created by Camilla Blackett, I’ve learned.

With the Fresh Off Boat, Skins and Newsroom scribe Blackett on-board as showrunner Max focuses on a black millennial woman who is trying to juggle her intense professional life and intricate sex life, with, as the official logline says, “some light sociopathic tendencies.”

Cheadle and Radicle Act’s Mika Pryce will serve as executive producers on Max. Industrial Media, whom Radicle Act has a first look deal with, will also be EPs on Max.

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