Stephen Daldry Wants Kavalier & Clay To Be HBO Miniseries

Music  |  News
Text
Stephen Daldry Wants <i>Kavalier & Clay</i> To Be HBO Miniseries

It’s been over a decade since Michael Chabon released his Pulitzer Prize-winning book The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay, and for almost as many years, a film adaptation has been in the works. Now, director Stephen Daldry has expressed interest in the live adaptation, but it’s a bit different that the film version that was expected.

Daldry, who has directed The Reader and the upcoming Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, stated that he would rather turn Kavalier & Clay into a miniseries on HBO. He says that he envisions it as an eight-part series.

Chabon currently has another project with HBO in the works, entitled Hobgoblin, which he is working on with his wife Ayelet Waldman and Darren Aronofsky.

The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay is the story of two Jewish comic book creators in the 1930s and 1940s as they create the hero The Escapist.

Sign up for the Paste newsletter Get our daily summary of the day's top articles and new items. Sign Up Thank you! Your email address has been added to our list. You will begin receiving our newsletter within 48 hours.

Paste Magazine example 1 Paste Magazine example 2 Paste Magazine example 3