Florence Pugh star of a Netflix-produced miniseries of the classic John Steinbeck, The Valley of Eden. According to Deadline, Zoe Kazan will take care of the writing of the adaptation.
The Valley of Eden it was previously adapted in 1955 with the grandfather of Zoe, Elia Kazandirecting for Warner Bros. The film is known for being the first starring role for James Dean. According to reports from the sources of DeadlineNetflix secured the rights to the novel following a bidding war with other production companies. Florence Pugh she will also co-produce the project with Anonymous Content and Endeavor Content.
The series de The Valley of Eden will explore several sensitive themes; love, betrayal, duty and free will. The show will focus on the intimate portrayal of the Trask family with some historical changes as the backdrop. As he said Steinbeck“The history of my country and my history”.
Zoe Kazanspeaking of the Netflix miniseries, said:
I fell in love with The Valley of Eden when I first read it as a teenager. Since then, my dream has been to adapt Steinbeck’s novel. More than anything else, I wanted to give full expression to the novel’s surprising and singular anti-heroine, Cathy Ames. Florence Pugh is our dream Cathy. I can’t imagine a more thrilling figure to bring this character to life. Writing this limited series for the past couple of years has been the creative highlight of my life
Florence Pugh has starred in many critically acclaimed films such as Lady Macbeth (2016), Midsommar – Village of the Damned (2019) and Outlaw King – The Outlaw King (2018). Soon we will see the actress in the new film by Christopher NolanOppenheimer, and Don’t Worry Darling, directed by Olivia Wilde alongside Harry Styles And Chris Pine.
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