The Last of the Mohicans TV series has finally found a home at HBO Max.
Last April, word came out that filmmaker Cary Fukunaga (Beasts of No Nation, True Detective, the upcoming James Bond film No Time to Die) was developing a new adaptation of author James Fenimore Cooper’s 1826 novel for Paramount Television, and that the project was searching for an outlet. Nearly a year later, it turns out that the yet-to-launch streaming service HBO Max evidently likes the combination of talent involved, because they’ve given the new retelling a script order. Learn who else is on board this adaptation below.
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Cary Joi Fukunaga is keeping busy. Not only is the filmmaker set to helm Bond 25, he’s also developing a Last of the Mohicans TV series along with Watchmen TV series director Nicole Kassell. The series will adapt James Fenimore Cooper’s historical novel, which has been adapted to the screen several times in the past – most notably the 1992 Michael Mann film starring Daniel Day-Lewis.
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