The Moonlight director will write and direct a one-hour original limited drama, The Underground Railroad, for the streaming service.

The drama will be adapted from Colson Whitehead's novel — a recent MashRead Choice — of the same name.

The book follows a girl named Cora as she escapes a Georgia plantation for the rumored Underground Railroad. 

“Going back to The Intuitionist, Colson’s writing has always defied convention, and The Underground Railroad is no different,” Jenkins said in a statement. “It’s a groundbreaking work that pays respect to our nation’s history while using the form to explore it in a thoughtful and original way. Preserving the sweep and grandeur of a story like this requires bold, innovative thinking and in Amazon we’ve found a partner whose reverence for storytelling and freeness of form is wholly in line with our vision.”  Read more...

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‘Moonlight’ director Barry Jenkins’ next project is about the Underground Railroad

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Amazon Studios just landed Barry Jenkins’ next big project.

The Moonlight director will write and direct a one-hour original limited drama, The Underground Railroad, for the streaming service.

The drama will be adapted from Colson Whitehead’s novel — a recent MashRead Choice — of the same name.

The book follows a girl named Cora as she escapes a Georgia plantation for the rumored Underground Railroad. 

“Going back to The Intuitionist, Colson’s writing has always defied convention, and The Underground Railroad is no different,” Jenkins said in a statement. “It’s a groundbreaking work that pays respect to our nation’s history while using the form to explore it in a thoughtful and original way. Preserving the sweep and grandeur of a story like this requires bold, innovative thinking and in Amazon we’ve found a partner whose reverence for storytelling and freeness of form is wholly in line with our vision.”  Read more…

More about The Underground Railroad, Colson Whitehead, Amazon Studios, Amazon, and Tv

The Moonlight director will write and direct a one-hour original limited drama, The Underground Railroad, for the streaming service.

The drama will be adapted from Colson Whitehead's novel — a recent MashRead Choice — of the same name.

The book follows a girl named Cora as she escapes a Georgia plantation for the rumored Underground Railroad. 

“Going back to The Intuitionist, Colson’s writing has always defied convention, and The Underground Railroad is no different,” Jenkins said in a statement. “It’s a groundbreaking work that pays respect to our nation’s history while using the form to explore it in a thoughtful and original way. Preserving the sweep and grandeur of a story like this requires bold, innovative thinking and in Amazon we’ve found a partner whose reverence for storytelling and freeness of form is wholly in line with our vision.”  Read more...

More about The Underground Railroad, Colson Whitehead, Amazon Studios, Amazon, and Tv'>
,

‘Moonlight’ director Barry Jenkins’ next project is about the Underground Railroad

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Amazon Studios just landed Barry Jenkins’ next big project.

The Moonlight director will write and direct a one-hour original limited drama, The Underground Railroad, for the streaming service.

The drama will be adapted from Colson Whitehead’s novel — a recent MashRead Choice — of the same name.

The book follows a girl named Cora as she escapes a Georgia plantation for the rumored Underground Railroad. 

“Going back to The Intuitionist, Colson’s writing has always defied convention, and The Underground Railroad is no different,” Jenkins said in a statement. “It’s a groundbreaking work that pays respect to our nation’s history while using the form to explore it in a thoughtful and original way. Preserving the sweep and grandeur of a story like this requires bold, innovative thinking and in Amazon we’ve found a partner whose reverence for storytelling and freeness of form is wholly in line with our vision.”  Read more…

More about The Underground Railroad, Colson Whitehead, Amazon Studios, Amazon, and Tv

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