HBO’s newest drama is placing the excessive stakes world of finance on full show.
Industry, from first-time creators Mickey Down and Konrad Kay, will premiere on Monday, Nov. 9 at 10/11c. The sequence — which counts Girls auteur Lena Dunham amongst its administrators — follows a bunch of younger graduates competing for a restricted variety of everlasting positions at a number one worldwide funding financial institution in London.
Starring Myha’la Herrold, Marisa Abela, Harry Lawtey, David Jonsson and Nabhaan Rizwan as “The Graduates,” and Conor MacNeill, Freya Mavor, Will Tudor and Ken Leung as “Management,” the sequence goals to provide an insider’s view into the world of excessive finance, all by way of the eyes of outsider Harper Stern (Herrold), a gifted younger girl from upstate New York.
In the teaser clip (embedded above), the formidable group of younger grads struggles to show their value as they’re swept up in romance, medication and the stress of their dogged trade. The show’s stress cooker setting will study gender, race, class and privilege within the office because the graduates forge their identities inside the sensory blitz of the buying and selling ground.
Down and Kay executive-produce alongside Jane Tranter, Lachlan MacKinnon, Ryan Rasmussen and David P. Davis.