Gaiman and A Beautiful Mind’s Akiva Goldsman will serve as executive producers, while Whithouse will pen the series.
We don’t yet know how viewers will be able to watch the show; the series is being produced by Fremantle’s US division, with a UK broadcaster or streaming service yet to be attached to the platform.
The new Gormenghast show won’t be the first time the books are adapted, with the BBC producing a four-part series based on the story in 2000. It starred Jonathan Rhys Meyers as Master of Ritual Steerpike and Christopher Lee as servant Mr Flay.
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