Atwood's acclaimed 'MaddAddam' series will reportedly be the basis for a series of the same name produced by HBO.
The adaptation of Stephen King's Dark Tower series was dropped by Warner Bros., but Media Rights Capital may take on the project.
How do you compress a complicated novel into a two-hour, cinema-friendly format? The answer, most often, is: you can't. A better solution for many authors is to have their books turned into HBO series. The end result is often an in-depth adaptation – with story and characters intact – that would have been impossible get at the multiplex. Here are some of the best-known books that have been turned into successful HBO series – with many more to come.
Producer Brian Grazer says that Stephen King's "Dark Tower" series will air on HBO – but it's still uncertain which movie studio will take on the film portion of the project.