Viet Thanh Nguyen’s best-selling debut novel “The Sympathizer” is getting the silver display therapy at HBO from A24. Robert Downey Jr. (“The Avengers” franchise, “Iron Man”) will co-star in addition to produce the present.
The TV adaptation of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel is a co-production between HBO, A24 and Rhombus Media in affiliation with Cinetic Media and Moho Movie. Park Chan-wook, director of 2003’s “Oldboy” and 2016’s “The Handmaiden,” will function co-showrunner with Don McKellar. Chan-wook will direct “The Sympathizer” adaptation and government produce alongside Downey, McKellar, Kim Ly, Rhombus Media’s Niv Fichman and Workforce Downey’s Amanda Burrell and Susan Downey.
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