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Deadline's Nellie Andreeva reports AMC has ordered The Son TV show straight to series. AMC will present at the Television Critics' Association winter press tour, today. This Texas drama is based on Philipp Meyer's award winning novel of the same name.
The Son was a 2014 Pulitzer finalist, although the prize went to The Goldfinch, by Donna Tartt. Per Deadline, Meyer will write and produce with Lee Shipman and Brian McGreevy. Deadline also names Kevin Murphy as showrunner and Michael Connolly as producer.
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AMC is going straight to series on another show. The cable network has picked up The Son to series, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. AMC declined comment, but a formal announcement is expected to come Friday during the cabler's time at the Television Critics Association's winter press tour. The Son is based on the book by Philipp Meyer and hails from Sonar Entertainment. Written and produced by Philipp Meyer, Lee Shipman and Brian McGreevy and producer Michael Connolly, it is described as a multi-generational drama about America's birth as a superpower told through the rise and fall of one Texas
- Lesley Goldberg
I hear AMC has given a straight-to-series order to drama The Son, from Sonar Entertainment and producer Michael Connolly. The network, which has its TCA presentation tomorrow, declined comment. The Son, based on the book by Philipp Meyer, was one of three drama scripts AMC selected for further development in May, along with Goliath and Ledge 49. They were to set up a writers room and work on scripts and outlines with an eye toward straight-to-series orders. The goal was… »
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