Image (right): Filmmaker Barry Jenkins at the 2017 Vanity Fair Oscar Party. ( Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)
Looks like Colson Whitehead’s Underground Railroad is getting a TV adaptation! Amazon is developing a series that’ll be directed by none other than Moonlight’s Barry Jenkins.
Jenkins describes Whitehead’s novel as “a groundbreaking work that pays respect to our nation’s history while using the form to explore it in a thoughtful and original way.”
So here’s a question for those who’ve read the book: What are your hopes and dreams for the show?