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‘Chernobyl’ Director in Talks to Adapt the Trippy Novel ‘The Magus’

‘Chernobyl’ Director in Talks to Adapt the Trippy Novel ‘The Magus’

Fans of bleak metafiction rejoice! Johan Renck, the Emmy-winning director of the hit HBO series Chernobyl, is in talks to adapt the bizarre 1965 cult novel The Magus by John Fowles. The miniseries is being produced by Neal Street Productions, who handled production duties on Sam Mendes’ Oscar-winning film 1917. (Mendes is also one of the production house’s heads.) Renck himself revealed the news in an Instagram post, featuring the novel’s trippy-as-all-hell cover art along with the caption “Something is brewing.” https://www.instagram.com/p/CAswxROlJg-/ Pippa Harris of Neal Street confirmed …

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