The Next Wild, Wild Country Documentary Is About An Unbelievable Scam

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There’s nothing quite as delicious as well-executed, mysterious scam, and The Duplass Brothers know it. Thankfully, the Wild, Wild Country creators teamed up with HBO to satisfy our craving with a new series currently in production: The Lady And The Dale.
HBO's latest collaboration with the Emmy-award winning Duplass brothers (Room 104, Animals.), the Nick Cammilleri and Zackary Drucker-helmed The Lady And The Dale is basically the next Wild, Wild Country, but instead of a cult, it will tackle a 1970's auto scam led by a master manipulator.
The series, expected to air in 2021, tells the story of Elizabeth Carmichael, who seized the opportunity during the 1970's gas crisis in America by creating a fuel-efficient three-wheeled vehicle. As she won over many investors and carmakers, questions arose about the car's function as well as Carmichael's mysterious past.
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According to HBO, The Lady And The Dale is a "portrait of an extraordinary entrepreneur’s rise and eventual fall, the series explores a one-of-a-kind story of fraud, family and identity."
Carmichael basically sounds like retro Elizabeth Holmes, but with white turtlenecks. Sign us up.

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