A new docuseries will hit on the small screen covering the history of Victoria’s Secret and will be overseen by Peter Berg and Matt Tyrnauer, according to Deadline. The showrunner and director will outline the internal processes of a former fashion power that was the lingerie-centric business, Victoria-Secret. Currently, the documentary series has not been able to grab a deal with a streaming service or a network, yet has garnered interest from around the television world.
Peter Berg has been a main figure in the television and film industries for over two decades, his main credit being directing and writing 2004’s Friday Night Lights and its ensuing television series. He has also received the directing credit for Mark Wahlberg feature films such as Lone Survivor and Deepwater Horizon. With regards to documentaries, Berg has also established himself as the director and writer for the Kings Ransom 30 for 30 about Wayne Gretsky. Tyrnauer has had previous credits in the film industry with his directing credit for Valentino: The Last Emperor. He has had past work with Vanity Fair Magazine where he has written features such as “Once Upon a Time in Beverly Hills” which in talks of an HBO adaption for a feature film. Together, the team up on the new documentary series about the controversial history of the fashion company. From a small clothing brand to an international staple, Victoria’s Secret has had a complex nature of past leadership which has included the infamous hedge funder Jeffrey Epstein who was recently arrested for sex trafficking before this suicide last fall.
The Rise and Fall of Victoria’s Secret has yet to be partnered with a distribution company nor announce any cast members. Yet, the attachment of two accomplished writers and directors for the big and small screens to this documentary series has risen interests from various industry leaders. To check out some of the more recent work from the two, watch the trailer for Berg’s film Spenser Confidential starring Wahlberg and Winston Duke (Us) below: