The six-episode series titled “SpaceX" will focus on the privately funded space exploration company and what led to the SpaceX launch of their Falcon 9 rocket to the International Space Station in May.
Musk, 49, isn’t a part of the project at this time, according to Variety.
According to the outlet, the HBO series is reportedly based on Ashlee Vance’s book “Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future."
No further details were shared about casting and production dates.
Tatum, 40, isn’t taking on the executive producer role alone. His co-executive producers include Len Amato who is the former president of HBO Films, Miniseries and Cinemax, Reid Carolin and Peter Kiernan from Tatum’s production company Free Association, Doug Jung and author Vance.
Jung is also a writer for the “SpaceX” series.