Charlie Hunnam will play the lead role in a new series from the streaming service Apple TV, which is based on the book, Shantaram, reports Deadline.
The 39-year-old Hunnam, best known from ” Sons of Anarchy, will step into the shoes of a World in the eighties, out of the prison, got out, and in the slums and ends up on a Scam.
Justin Kurzel (Assassin’s Creed) will direct the first two episodes of this series. The pictures have to be in October, starting in Australia and India.
In the book, Shantaram, is, in 39 languages, and published. Worldwide, there are more than six million copies have been sold. Previously, among others, Johnny Depp is planning to get the book to the movie, but those plans were never on the ground.