And here comes another shot of turning a best-seller into a splendid limited run TV series.
Reportedly, we would witness a breath taking TV series as the Amazon Studios is all set to join forces with much celebrated, Oscar Winning, “Moonlight” director, Barry Jenkins for turning, “The Underground Railroad” into a TV series.
The international fame, The Underground Railroad, which won Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence and steal the show by winning National Book Award for fiction, has been set in a plot where two protagonists try to break out slavery on Georgia plantations. What’s more interesting is, Underground Railroad is an actual working system under the American South.
In an interview, Jenkins said that it’s a great medium to pay respect and dignity to the nation’s history, it would require a whole new level of creativity that would not only present the idea in a beautiful way but also maintain the magnificence the story and Amazon is perfect for the part.
Even the Amazon’s studios are more than excited for this new project as the amazing story behind novel in addition to Barry’s work would make it a crowd magnet. The show would be produced by Jenkin’s production company, Pastel and Plan B, the production company found by Brad Pitt which delivered some great movies, like, Moonlight, 12 Years as a Slave and The Big Short.