‘Station Eleven’: Hiro Murai’s Next TV Directing Gig Is Adapting a Post-Apocalyptic Novel

‘Station Eleven’: Hiro Murai’s Next TV Directing Gig Is Adapting a Post-Apocalyptic Novel
In the five years since it was published, Emily St. John Mandel’s “Station Eleven” has been one of the top “Why isn’t this a movie or show yet?” books around. Now, “Station Eleven” is part of a pair of new additions to the ever-expanding WarnerMedia streaming service content landscape.

To sweeten the deal, this adaptation of the 2014 post-apocalyptic novel has slated Hiro Murai as a director. It would be Murai’s first pilot since “Atlanta,” which coupled with the director’s extensive music video work, made him a sought-after filmmaker across TV. Murai has since directed episodes of “Barry,” “Snowfall,” and “Legion,” in addition to the Donald Glover-starring surprise Amazon release “Guava Island” earlier this year.

Told across various time periods and following multiple main characters, “Station Eleven” tracks the remnants of human society after a deadly flu ravages the global population. A roving group of actors,
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