Never Let Me Go: television series adaptation of Kazou Ishiguro’s novel
A television series adaptation of Kazuo Ishiguro’s novel Never let Me Go is in the works, following the release of a film version of the book in 2010 starring Carey Mulligan, Keira Knightley and Andrew Garfield. In development at FX, it comes from the author of NeversMelissa Iqbal.
What is the plot of Never let Me Go series?
While official details of the TV adaptation are yet to be unveiled, it is expected that the plot of Never let Me Go the series will be much the same as the book itself and the 2010 film adaptation.
As children, Kathy, Ruth and Tommy were pupils at an exclusive boarding school in the remote English countryside, a place of cliques and rules where teachers constantly reminded their pupils how special they were. As the years pass and the trio grows, Kathy finds Ruth and Tommy reentering her life and for the first time they reflect on their shared past in an effort to understand what makes them special. how the gift they have will shape their time together.
The original film adaptation of the series was well received by critics, with the actors praised for their commitment to the material and director Mark Romanek praised for his “gift of texture and tone”. Screenwriter Alex Garland was also noted for raising philosophical questions, elevating the adaptation’s storyline. Ishuguri’s Nobel Prize-winning novel – released in 2005 – has also been critically acclaimed and has sold over a million copies since its publication.
Iqbal is best known for working on Neversan HBO sci-fi drama from Jos Whedon, alongside work on Humans and YouTube original series, Origin. the Never let Me Go The TV series will be produced by DNA Films – run by Macdonald and Reich – alongside FX Productions and Searchlight Television.
When is the series coming out?
The release date for the series has yet to be announced. Watch this place.