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Akwaeke Emezi’s ‘Freshwater’ to be made into a TV series


Akwaeke Emezi’s ‘Freshwater’ to be made into a TV series

Breathtaking debut novel, Freshwater, by Akwaeke Emezi is set to be brought to TV. The autobiographical novel is now in the early stages of being developed into a series for FX, according to a report by Variety.

Emezi is set to write and executive produce the series in collaboration with screenwriter and director Tamara P. Carter. Kevin Wandell and Lindsey Donahue will oversee the project on behalf of the series producer, FX Productions.

Freshwater follows Ada, a Nigerian student who discovers three spirits living in her subconscious during her final year of college. They gradually take over, threatening to devastate her life and peace of mind.

Emezi has continued to receive the recognition for Freshwater, which amongst numerous awards nominations and mentions, has been hailed as one of the more spectacular debut in recent times.

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