Soon after Tom Hanks portrayed the fictional American symbologist Robert Langdon in a trio of effective Ron Howard films, the character is lastly generating his return to the display. NBCUniversal’s Peacock has requested the drama thriller Dan Brown’s Langdon to series, primarily based on the author’s global very best-providing novel The Missing Symbol.
Dan Dworkin (Outer Banking institutions) and Jay Beattie (American Horror Tale) will serve as writers and government producers for the series. Dan Brown, Brian Grazer, Ron Howard, Samie Kim Falvey and Anna Culp also serve as executive producers.
The drama project was originally created by NBC and was ordered to pilot final yr by the network just before remaining re-routed to Peacock. In late January, Comcast declared all through the company’s Q4 earning report that the streaming services has surpassed 33 million subscribers in general.
“The staff was blown away by this pilot and its massive potential to turn out to be a significant, binge-worthy strike, and our new construction permits us to transfer it to Peacock and give it each individual prospect to make that take place,” said Susan Rovner, Chairman, NBCUniversal Tv and Streaming. “Our means to pick up a excellent clearly show is no more time minimal by the confines of a community timetable, giving us the freedom to say ‘yes’ to reveals we like and then find them the great property throughout our portfolio.”
“I’m absolutely thrilled to be performing with Ron and Brian again on an additional Langdon task,” said Dan Brown. “We’ve all needed to make ‘The Missing Symbol’ for some time now, and I’m grateful to CBS Studios, Picture Tv Studios, Common Television and Peacock for becoming a member of forces to make this job a truth. Dan Dworkin and Jay Beattie have prepared a phenomenally captivating script, and the casting and performances are pitch perfect.”
Centered on Brown’s The Missing Image, the sequence follows the early adventures of famed Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon, who must clear up a collection of fatal puzzles to save his kidnapped mentor and thwart a chilling world conspiracy.
The forged involves Ashley Zukerman (Succession), Valorie Curry (Blair Witch), Sumalee Montano (10 Cloverfield Lane), Rick Gonzalez (Arrow), Eddie Izzard (Ocean’s Thirteen) and Beau Knapp (Seven Seconds). Langdon is developed by CBS Studios, Imagine Tv Studios and Universal Television, a division of Common Studio Team.
The 2009 novel broke data by offering additional than one million copies inside its initially 24 hours. Howard’s trilogy also grossed approximately $1.5 billion around the globe. Although Peacock’s intensive programming library has been a strength of the service, its originals outside of the Saved by the Bell revival have not however damaged out to develop into mass attractiveness sights.