‘Shantaram’: Apple Nabs TV Series Adaptation Of Novel For Development

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In a competitive situation,
Apple has landed an international drama series project based on Gregory David Roberts’ best-selling novel Shantaram, from Anonymous Content and Paramount Television, to develop for straight-to-series consideration.  Anonymous Content and Paramount TV earlier this year won a monthlong bidding war for the rights to Roberts’ sprawling 2004 novel set in Australia and India about love, forgiveness, courage and redemption. A deal was also made for…