Apple has given a proper sequence order for “Pachinko,” a drama primarily based on the bestselling novel of the identical identify, in keeping with The Hollywood Reporter.
“Pachinko,” written by Min Jin Lee, chronicles the lives of 4 generations of a poor Korean immigrant household as they migrate to and set up a life in Japan. Apple first acquired the rights to a TV present primarily based on the e-book in August 2018.
The novel begins in 1911 with the beginning of Sunja, who turns into concerned with a married yakuza, falling pregnant and going through break in her small village. The city’s minister presents her a brand new life in Japan as his spouse, the place she is alone, misplaced, and unable to talk the language. The e-book then follows the Sunja’s household by eight many years and 4 generations.
The TV adaptation of “Pachinko” shall be written and produced by Soo Hugh, who may even function showrunner. Hugh has beforehand labored on “The Terror,” “The Whispers,” “Underneath the Dome,” and “The Killing.” Eight episodes are deliberate up to now.
Apple has greater than a dozen unique TV exhibits within the works, which shall be distributed by an upcoming streaming service that shall be made obtainable within the TV app.
Apple is hosting a March 25 event at its headquarters in Cupertino, California, the place it’s anticipated to unveil particulars on the TV service.
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