Five years after Charlie Hunnam completely hung up his kutte and stepped away from the position of Jax Teller on FX’s hit drama Sons of Anarchy, the actor is lastly making his return to tv. The conclusion of Sons of Anarchy in 2014 marked Hunnam’s foray into extra characteristic movie roles. Over the following few few years, starring in movies like Crimson Peak, The Lost City of Z, King Arthur: Legend of the Sword, and Triple Frontier. Now it appears to be like just like the English actor is searching for small display screen tales as soon as once more, and he’s taking his skills to the upcoming Apple TV+ streaming service.
On Monday morning, Deadline broke the information that Hunnam had been tapped to star within the worldwide drama Shantaram, which has been ordered to sequence by Apple. The sequence relies on Gregory David Roberts’ best-selling novel of the identical title, the suitable to which had been purchased by Apple final 12 months, in addition to the rights to the e book’s sequel, The Mountain Shadow.
The sequence is written by Eric Warren Singer (American Hustle) and tells the story of a person named Lin (Hunnam) who’s on the run from an Australian jail and hoping to conceal out within the metropolis of Bombay. He’s been reduce off from his household and mates thanks to the unlucky scenario and builds a brand new life for himself in India’s underworld.
Assassin’s Creed director Justin Kurzel is ready to helm the primary two episodes of the sequence, which has been ordered for a complete of 10 episodes on Apple TV+. Singer and Kurzel are govt producing the sequence alongside Dave Erickson (Fear the Walking Dead), Anonymous Content’s Steve Golin, Nicole Clemens, Andrea Barron, and Richard Sharkley. The sequence is a co-production between Anonymous and Paramount TV.
Production on Shantaram is ready to start in Australia and India in October and can obtain a $5 million tax incentive from the Australian authorities.
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Apple TV+ launches on November 1st and can value $4.99 per thirty days.