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‘Dear Edward’ Gets Apple TV+ Adaptation From ‘Friday Night Lights’ Producer

Apple TV+ will present an adaptation of the best-selling novel Dear Edward about a boy who was the sole survivor of a tragic plane crash.

The series is being written and will be presented by Jason Katims, who created the classic series Kinship and product Friday night lights.

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Dear Edward will be both heartbreaking and uplifting

Dear Edward tells the story of Edward Adler (played by Colin O’Brien), a 12-year-old boy who survives a plane crash that kills all other passengers, including his family. As Edward and a diverse set of others affected by tragedy try to find meaning in life, unexpected friendships, romances and communities are formed.

the the novel is by Ann Napolitano, while Katims is in charge of adapting it for Apple TV+. He has a multi-year deal with Apple to develop and produce shows. This is the first fruit of this agreement concluded in 2019.

Dear Edward will also star the Emmy nominee Connie Bretonwho was on Friday night lights. Taylor Schilling (Pam and Tommy, Orange is the new black) will also star in the upcoming series.

It’s unclear when the series will debut on Apple’s streaming service. But it’s promising “a heartbreaking, inspiring and uplifting story about survival, resilience, connection and examining what makes us human”.

Much more on Apple TV+

Apple’s streaming service offers a growing catalog of series and movies, including dramas, thrillers, comedies, sci-fi, documentaries and more. Almost everything in it is original content, not reruns.

There’s quite a bit of new programming to look forward to in the Enterprise Weeks. Suspiciona thriller starring Uma Thurman, premieres Feb. 4. It will be followed on February 18 by Breakupanother thriller.

On a lighter note, the second season of the musical central park premieres on Apple’s streaming service on March 4. But later that month will come the drama We crashed with Jared Leto and Anne Hathaway, soon to be followed by multinational drama Pachinko.

Source: Apple