Lin-Manuel Miranda and Tom Hooper in talks for His Darkish Supplies adaptation

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EW can affirm that Hamilton mastermind Lin-Manuel Miranda is near signing a deal to painting balloonist and adventurer Lee Scoresby within the BBC One and Unhealthy Wolf TV adaptation of Philip Pullman’s His Darkish Supplies.

The Eight-part collection spanning Pullman’s epic fantasy trilogy, which incorporates The Golden Compass (often called Northern Lights within the U.Okay.), The Refined Knife, and The Amber Spyglass. The BBC commissioned the collection again in 2015 with Unhealthy Wolf and New Line Cinema connected to supply.

EW may also affirm that Oscar-winning director Tom Hooper (The King’s Speech) is nearing a ultimate deal to direct the collection. Hooper has been circling the challenge for a while and would doubtlessly be connected to supervise all eight episodes of the fantasy epic.

Dafne Eager, the younger breakout star of Logan, can also be in ultimate talks to hitch the challenge as the principle character, Lyra, a younger orphan woman who finds herself thrust right into a harmful journey when she units out to discover a kidnapped good friend. Over the course of the trilogy, Lyra joins Will, a boy with the flexibility to chop by means of worlds, and collectively they embark on a journey that thrusts them right into a world-spanning struggle the place they uncover a prophecy surrounding their very own future.

The primary e book within the collection, The Golden Compass, was beforehand tailored for the large display in 2006 by New Line, and starred Daniel Craig and Nicole Kidman.

His Darkish Supplies will mark the second main tv adaptation for Jane Tranter and Julie Gardner’s Unhealthy Wolf following the extremely anticipated A Discovery of Witches, primarily based on Deborah Harkness’ best-selling All Souls trilogy.

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