The Glass Hotel by Emily St. John Mandel has a TV series adaption potentially in the works. For all the details about a possible jump to the small screen for this book, here’s what we know about The Glass Hotel TV Series:
What’s it about? What’s the plot of The Glass Hotel?
The Glass Hotel opens with the disappearance of a woman from a container ship. It leads into a story focusing on the fallout from the collapse of a Ponzi scheme, mirroring the Bernie Madiff scandal from 2008.
A work of literary fiction, this narrative looks at the corrupt financier’s wife, employees and numerous investors in his fund. It’s a story about greed, corruption, guilt and the ghosts that haunt us.
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What format will it be? Will the The Glass Hotel adaptation be a Movie or a Series?
It’s planned as a limited series.
Who’s behind it?
NBCUniversal International Studios has acquired the film rights to The Glass Hotel. Lark Productions — a Canadian production unit of NBCUniversal — will be producing and developing the adaptation.
Author Emily St. John Mandel will be writing the screenplay for the pilot.
From Lark’s Erin Haskett: “I have long admired Emily’s work, we’re thrilled with this opportunity to work with her. The Glass Hotel is a beautifully crafted story following the age-old battle of morals versus greed told through the richness of the character’s relationships and stunning locations.”
What’s the status of the The Glass Hotel adaptation?
The adaptation is currently early in development.
Who’s in the cast?
No casting details have been released yet.
When will it be released?
Is there a trailer or teaser available?
Not yet! Stay tuned.
The Glass Hotel TV Series Development Timeline
March 24, 2020 The Glass Hotel (novel) is released.
August 28, 2019 NBCUniversal International Studios To Adapt Emily St John Mandel’s Mystery Novel ‘The Glass Hotel’ For TV