I’ve been sitting on this for — *checks watch* — maybe a little while now, but…
Blackbirds is in development at Starz as a television show.
Brought to life by amazing creative humans David Knoller and John Shiban.
News at Deadline here.
News at Hollywood Reporter here.
No guarantee you’ll see it happen, of course, but I can tell you that what they’ve put together so far is an amazing — and appropriately faithful — adaptation of the book. They grok Miriam. Further, Starz is a helluva network. They’re a crafty, confident, and capable company.
All kinds of stuff I can’t really talk about yet, but fingers crossed this happens.
*stares at you until you cross all your fingers*
TOES, TOO, C’MON.
If you haven’t checked out Blackbirds yet, well, hey, now’s a good time: