The third season of Serial is being turned into a TV series. HBO is adapting the nine-episode run, which examined a number of instances dealt with by the Cleveland justice system. According to Deadline, author and director Shola Amoo (The Last Tree) is concerned, with Serial host Sarah Koenig, NBA celebrity LeBron James and former HBO miniseries chief Kary Antholis as government producers. The presently untitled drama will reportedly comply with a younger police officer and a man that he’s accused of beating. The case will be a lens for the courtroom system and the whole lot it touches, together with attorneys and residents which were accused of and victimized by crimes.
The first season of Serial was a smash hit that pushed podcasts into mainstream popular culture. HBO turned that unique run, which examined the 1999 homicide of Hae Min Lee, into a documentary series referred to as The Case Against Adnan Syed, which premiered in March 2019. The podcast’s second season debuted in December 2015 and centered on an American Army soldier charged with desertion. It wasn’t fairly as profitable as season one — the present didn’t have the identical influence on-line, no less than — and hasn’t been tailored for tv but. The crew behind Serial was purchased by The New York Times final summer season. The pair have since launched a podcast series referred to as Nice White Parents, which is also being turned into a HBO series.