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Old February 5 2014, 01:38 PM   #1
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BBC making Anansi Boys Mini-series

There doesn't seem to be much news on this but apparently the BBC have picked up the rights to make an adaptation of Anansi Boys

Overshadowed by Monday’s announcement that FreemantleMedia picked up the film rights to Neil Gaiman’s American Gods is news from none other than the author himself that his Anansi Boys is being developed as a BBC miniseries.
There are no details, other than it’s being produced by RED, the U.K. company behind such television series as Queer as Folk, Bedlam and Blood.
“Yes, I’m really thrilled about both of these things,” Gaiman wrote on his blog, referring to American Gods and Anansi Boys. “Freemantle has the harder task, as they are going to have to open up American Gods into something bigger than the book. RED are just going to have to make an absolutely brilliant faithful version of Anansi Boys.”
Released in 2005, Anansi Boys is a follow-up of sorts to American Gods, centering on Fat Charlie Nancy, who attends the funeral of his estranged father to discover he was a human form of the trickster god Anansi. What’s more, Charlie learns he has a brother named Spider, who inherited some of their dad’s abilities.
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Old February 6 2014, 11:21 AM   #2
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Re: BBC making Anansi Boys Mini-series

Hmm, I think it'd need some work to make it televisual, and they definitely need to retool the ending as the book kinda just winds down and ends. I enjoyed it, but it was a bit meh at the finish.
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