Ewan McGregor is set to star in the upcoming Prime Video drama series ‘Lodi’ which is inspired by a true story as told in an Alta online article by Andrew Dubbins.

The series is set in 1977, a car salesman, Lou (McGregor), goes from ordinary small-town citizen to FBI informant infiltrating the mafia when a key member of organized crime offers to buy his Cadillac dealership. Over the next three years, Lou finds his quest for glory tested when he becomes embroiled in the inner workings of the crime family – from fronting a multimillion-dollar operation to becoming a surrogate son– before procuring the first-ever conviction of an infamous crime boss.

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McGregor will executive produce in addition to starring. Allie Goss and Jon Liebman of Brillstein Creative Partners will executive produce, with Kaleb Tuttle of Brillstein co-executive producing. Timothy Greenberg (“The Daily Show,” “Living with Yourself”) is attached as showrunner and executive producer.

Entertainment One (eOne) is the lead studio with Amazon Studios.

McGregor is currently filming the Showtime/Paramount+ series adaptation of ‘A Gentleman in Moscow,’ based on the Amor Towles’ novel of the same name. He will both star in and produce that series. He also recently reprised the role of Obi-Wan Kenobi in a Disney+ limited series.