Immediately after Tom Hanks portrayed the fictional American symbologist Robert Langdon in a trio of prosperous Ron Howard films, the character is last but not least producing his return to the screen. NBCUniversal’s Peacock has purchased the drama thriller Dan Brown’s Langdon to series, centered on the author’s international most effective-promoting novel The Missing Symbol.
Dan Dworkin (Outer Banks) and Jay Beattie (American Horror Story) will serve as writers and govt producers for the collection. Dan Brown, Brian Grazer, Ron Howard, Samie Kim Falvey and Anna Culp also provide as govt producers.
The drama venture was initially made by NBC and was ordered to pilot final year by the community before currently being re-routed to Peacock. In late January, Comcast introduced for the duration of the company’s Q4 earning report that the streaming company has surpassed 33 million subscribers all round.
“The staff was blown absent by this pilot and its huge prospective to turn into a large, binge-worthy strike, and our new composition allows us to move it to Peacock and give it each possibility to make that transpire,” said Susan Rovner, Chairman, NBCUniversal Tv and Streaming. “Our skill to pick up a excellent demonstrate is no more time constrained by the confines of a community timetable, giving us the liberty to say ‘yes’ to exhibits we love and then find them the perfect dwelling across our portfolio.”
“I’m absolutely thrilled to be doing work with Ron and Brian yet again on an additional Langdon task,” said Dan Brown. “We’ve all desired to make ‘The Misplaced Symbol’ for some time now, and I’m grateful to CBS Studios, Imagine Tv Studios, Universal Television and Peacock for joining forces to make this undertaking a fact. Dan Dworkin and Jay Beattie have created a phenomenally fascinating script, and the casting and performances are pitch best.”
Based mostly on Brown’s The Dropped Image, the sequence follows the early adventures of famed Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon, who should remedy a sequence of deadly puzzles to save his kidnapped mentor and thwart a chilling global conspiracy.
The cast includes Ashley Zukerman (Succession), Valorie Curry (Blair Witch), Sumalee Montano (10 Cloverfield Lane), Rick Gonzalez (Arrow), Eddie Izzard (Ocean’s Thirteen) and Beau Knapp (7 Seconds). Langdon is made by CBS Studios, Imagine Television Studios and Common Tv, a division of Universal Studio Team.
The 2009 novel broke information by providing much more than one million copies in just its very first 24 hours. Howard’s trilogy also grossed virtually $1.5 billion worldwide. When Peacock’s substantial programming library has been a toughness of the service, its originals outside of the Saved by the Bell revival have not nevertheless damaged out to come to be mass enchantment points of interest.