As HBO continues its attempt to revamp its creative identity, the network has turned to David Chase
, the man behind its most successful series ever, The Sopranos
Chase will write and executive produce a new mini-series, A Ribbon of
Dreams, which will chronicle the early days of Hollywood, beginning in
1913 with legendary figures like Billy Wilder. The series has an ambitious agenda that moves from the silent era to the pristine days of old Hollywood.
Chase joins fellow HBO prodigy David Simon (The Wire), who is working
on a mini-series for the network about the Lincoln assassination.
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