‘Gormenghast’ Series Lands at Showtime With Neil Gaiman, Akiva Goldsman Producing

Published on Aug 15, 2019

‘Gormenghast’ Series Lands at Showtime With Neil Gaiman, Akiva Goldsman Producing

The planned adaption of Mervyn Peake’s “Gormenghast” book series has found a home at Showtime.

The premium cabler has given the project a script-to-series order and will co-produce along with Fremantle, with a writers room set to be opened soon. Fremantle announced last year that they were developing a series based on the books.

The books center on the inhabitants of the city-sized castle Gormenghast. Its denizens are only vaguely aware of how or why the castle came to be, but over the course of the series the powers that have held the castle in place are challenged and

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Author: Joe Otterson