The Sopranos creator DAVID CHASE is developing a new TV miniseries about the birth of Hollywood.
The TV mogul is the brains behind Ribbon of Dreams, which will track the earliest filmmaking in California, beginning in 1913.
Chase will write and executive produce the miniseries, as well as direct the first episodes. Paramount Pictures chairman and CEO Brad Grey, who executive produced The Sopranos, will also serve as executive producer on the new miniseries.
The miniseries will feature actors portraying movie mogul D.W. Griffith, John Ford, John Wayne, Bette Davis and others.
The title of the HBO movie takes its name from movie legend Orson Welles description, "A film is a ribbon of dreams."