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Anna Karenina Ya TV Series With Korean-American Lead In Works From Jenny Lee, eOne, Drew Comins & Scooter Braun

Exclusive: In a competitive situation with several companies pursuing, Entertainment One has acquired the TV rights to Jenny Lee’s upcoming Ya novel Anna K, a modern-day, multicultural retelling of Leo Tolstoy’s classic Anna Karenina, to adapt as a TV series with Drew Comings’ Creative Engine Entertainment and Scooter Braun’s Sb Projects.

Described as Gossip Girl and 13 Reasons Why meets Crazy Rich Asians, Anna K is set between Manhattan and Greenwich, Ct. It follows a Korean-American “it” girl caught between her picture-perfect, family-approved boyfriend and the guy who might just be her one true love, along with her high-flying cast of friends and family.

Lee, who, besides an author is a TV writer currently working on Bet’s upcoming Boomerang series reboot, will write the adaptation. Anna K was brought to eOne by Comins through his overall deal at the company. He and Braun, who had worked together before,

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