For Your Own Good HBO Max Series: What We Know


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For Your Own Good by Samantha Downing is being adapted into a TV series at HBO Max. For all the details about this upcoming show, here’s what we know about the For Your Own Good HBO Max TV Series:

What’s it about? What’s the plot?

From the Hollywood Reporter: For Your Own Good “takes place within the halls of New England’s prestigious Belmont Academy. Set amid Ivy League admissions rolling in, stiff competition for this year’s coveted Teacher of the Year Award and planning for the memorial statue for the recently deceased headmaster, the book and potential series also explore the run of poisonings and dead bodies that have started to pile up at the university.”

For Your Own Good will be published in July 2021.

What format will it be? Will the For Your Own Good adaptation be a Movie or a Series?

It’s planned as a limited series, to be aired on HBO Max.

Who’s behind it?

Robert Downey Jr.’s production company, Team Downey, and Greg Berlanti (Dawson’s Creek, Brothers & Sisters, Everwood, etc.) are developing the show for HBO Max.

Author Samantha Downing will serve as a consulting producer for the show.

Robert Downey Jr. and Greg Berlanti

Robert Downey Jr. and Greg Berlanti

What’s the status of the For Your Own Good adaptation?

The adaptation is currently early in development.

Who’s in the cast?

No casting details have been released yet.

When will it be released?

Currently unknown.

Is there a trailer or teaser available?

Not yet! Stay tuned.


For Your Own Good HBO Max TV Series Development Timeline

June 24, 2021 Robert Downey Jr., Greg Berlanti Team for HBO Max Drama ‘For Your Own Good’

July 20, 2021 For Your Own Good (novel) is released.

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