By Jennifer Marie Lin on Aug 20th, 2021 (Last Updated Aug 20th, 2021)
Homeland Elegies by Ayad Akhtar has a TV series adaptation in the works. For all the details about a potential jump to the small screen for this novel, here’s what we know about the Homeland Elegies FX television series:
What’s it about? What’s the plot?
Homeland Elegies is “a deeply personal work about identity and belonging in a nation coming apart at the seams, Homeland Elegies blends fact and fiction to tell an epic story of longing and dispossession in the world that 9/11 made. Part family drama, part social essay, part picaresque novel, at its heart it is the story of a father, a son, and the country they both call home.”
See Homeland Elegies on Amazon.
What format will it be? Will the Homeland Elegies adaptation be a Movie or a Series?
It’s planned as a 8-episode limited series.
Who’s behind it?
FX is developing the adaptation of Homeland Elegies into a limited series. Kumail Nanjiani is set to star in it and will executive produce as well.
Author Ayad Akhtar will co-write the script with Oren Moverman (The Messenger).
What’s the status of the Homeland Elegies adaptation?
The adaptation is currently in development. The first casting details were released in July 2021.
Who’s in the cast?
Kumail Nanjiani will star in the Homeland Elegies adaptation and serve as an executive producer.
See the full cast (when available) on IMDB.
When will it be released?
Is there a trailer or teaser available?
Not yet! Stay tuned.
Homeland Elegies FX TV Series Development Timeline
September 15, 2020 Homeland Elegies (novel) is released.
July 9, 2021 Kumail Nanjiani To Headline & EP ‘Homeland Elegies’ Limited Series Adaptation In Works At FX