Apple TV+ has ordered a brand new collection impressed by Edith Wharton’s remaining novel, “The Buccaneers,” with Kristine Froseth (“The Assistant”) and Alisha Boe (“13 Causes Why”) set to star. Deadline studies that Susanna White (“Bleak Home”) will direct, and creator Katherine Jakeways (“Tracey Ullman’s Present”) is penning the as-yet untitled eight half drama.
Presently in manufacturing in Scotland, the collection will comply with a gaggle of fun-loving younger American girls who shake issues up once they “explode into the tightly corseted London season of the 1870s, kicking off an Anglo-American tradition conflict because the land of the stiff higher lip is infiltrated by a refreshing disregard for hundreds of years of custom. Despatched to safe husbands and titles, the buccaneers’ hearts are set on way more than that, and saying ‘I do’ is only the start,” the supply teases.
Froseth (“The Assistant”) and Boe (“13 Causes Why”) will play buccaneers Nan St. George and Conchita Closson respectively. Josie Totah (“Saved by the Bell”), Aubri Ibrag (“Dive Membership”), Imogen Waterhouse (“The Outpost”), and Mia Threapleton (“A Little Chaos”) spherical out the solid.
Revealed in 1938, “The Buccaneers” was unfinished on the time of Wharton’s passing a yr prior.
White earned Emmy nominations for guiding a BBC miniseries primarily based on “Jane Eyre” starring Ruth Wilson and an episode of HBO’s “Era Kill.” She gained a Finest Drama Serial BAFTA award for “Bleak Home” and was nominated for one more for miniseries “Parade’s Finish.” Her different small display screen credit embrace “The Deuce” and “Boardwalk Empire.” She’s helmed three options: “Lady Walks Forward,” “Our Type of Traitor,” and “Nanny McPhee and the Huge Bang.”
Froseth has additionally appeared in collection “The First Girl” and “American Horror Tales,” and he or she stars in Lena Dunham’s upcoming function “Sharp Stick.”
Boe’s different credit embrace Karen Maine’s “Sure, God, Sure,” and “When You End Saving the World,” a drama a couple of mom and son that premiered at Sundance this yr.