HBO Orders Limited Series ‘The Son’
The limited series will star and be executive produced by Nine Stories’ Jake Gyllenhaal.
Jake Gyllenhaal To Star And Executive Produce; Denis Villeneuve To Direct And Executive Produce; Writer Lenore Zion To Showrun And Executive Produce With Kilter Films’ Jonathan Nolan And Lisa Joy; Based On Novel By Jo Nesbø
HBO has given a series order to ‘The Son’, it was announced today by Francesca Orsi, Executive Vice President, HBO Programming. The limited series will star and be executive produced by Nine Stories’ Jake Gyllenhaal. Denis Villeneuve will direct and executive produce; writer Lenore Zion to showrun and executive produce with Kilter Films’ Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy. Nine Stories’ Riva Marker and Kilter Films’ Athena Wickham will also executive produce.
The series is based on ‘The Son,’ from the New York Times bestselling author Jo Nesbø, which is described as a tale of vengeance set amid Oslo’s brutal hierarchy of corruption.
Bold Films’ David Litvak, Gary Michael Walters, Michel Litvak and Svetlana Metkina also serve as executive producers with Jo Nesbø and Niclas Salomonsson. Nine Stories Productions, Kilter Films and Bold Films will produce in association with Warner Bros. Television.