The BBC and A24 are joining for a variation of Douglas Stuart’s 2020 Booker Prize-winning novel Shuggie Bain.
A24 will deliver the series for BBC One, with the undertaking denoting Stuart’s most memorable TV series.
Cutoff time originally uncovered insight about the series back in December 2020, so, all in all Scott Rudin Creations was involved and chief Stephen Daldry was in conversations to load up the undertaking.
Set during the 1980s, Shuggie Bain is based around a mother-child relationship in common Glasgow. The nominal Shuggie’s mom Agnes trusts herself to be a star yet tracks down expanding comfort in drink and depletes away the family’s week by week benefits, yet Shuggie, a delicate kid who battles to fit in, sees her as his directing light and really focuses on her as she fights with liquor abuse. It depends on Stuart’s own young life in Thatcher-time Glasgow.
“I’m profoundly appreciative to the BBC and A24 for their faith in Shuggie Bain,” he said. “I’m excited to carry the Bain family to the screen and the chance to develop my novel and to carry new strings to the story, investigating difficulties and battles along with the sympathy, humor and strength that is so integral to the Scottish soul.”
Gaynor Holmes, BBC Show Authorizing Supervisor, added: “Shuggie Bain is an uncommon novel, with every one of the makings of unprecedented TV. It’s a genuine distinction to be working with the tremendously gifted Douglas Stuart to carry his vision to the BBC.”
The novel was a worldwide blockbuster, sold in 39 nations.
Douglas is composing, A24 executives chief delivering close by Holmes for the BBC. A24 likewise has global deals freedoms.
Shooting will occur in Scotland and further subtleties will be reported.