BBC's 'His Dark Materials' series finds its writer
April 5, 2016 - Uncategorized
One of fantasy’s most beloved trilogies is finally getting the adaptation it deserves.
The BBC announced Tuesday that Philip Pullman’s groundbreaking His Dark Materials series — Northern Lights/The Golden Compass (depending on whether you’re in the UK or the U.S.), The Subtle Knife and The Amber Spyglass — will be adapted for television by Jack Thorne, a multiple BAFTA nominee who got his start on Shameless and Skins.
“It is such an honour and a privilege to be given this opportunity to delve into Philip Pullman’s world,” Thorne said in a statement. “The His Dark Materials trilogy are vast and glorious books full of beautiful characters, and I’m going to work as hard as I can to try and do justice to them.” Read more…