IFC Grabs More ‘Spoils’ From Funny Or Die

Following the success of this year’s The Spoils Of Babylon, IFC has ordered a second round of Funny Or Die’s storytelling from the Spoils franchise. The latest book-to-screen adaption from author Eric Jonrosh is titled The Spoils Before Dying. The new Spoils will premiere in summer 2015 with six episodes. Jonrosh (played by Will Ferrell) will be returning as the wine-loving bon vivant who opens and closes each riveting episode with his personal insight. The Spoils Before Dying will include a new celeb cast, and the miniseries will be executive produced by Ferrell, Adam McKay, Matt Piedmont, Andrew Steele and Nate Young. Steele and Piedmont return as writers, with Piedmont also directing. The Spoils Before Dying, based on Jonrosh’s first best-selling novel, follows a 1950s jazz pianist-turned-private eye, who becomes embroiled in a murder investigation. (more…)

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