A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas has a TV series adaptation in the works at Hulu. For all the details about this forthcoming series, here’s what we know about the A Court of Thorns and Roses Hulu TV series:
What’s it about? What’s the plot?
A Court of Thorns and Roses is the first book in an a epic fantasy romance series, involving retellings of fairy tales and faerie lore. The series currently has six planned books in total, with two additional novellas and other extra content as well.
From Deadline: A Court Of Thorns And Roses “is described as a loose retelling of Beauty and the Beast. It blends epic romance, adventure, and political intrigue in a tale of a huntress who agrees to travel to a magical realm with a faerie lord in return for her family’s safety, only to fall for him and ultimately fight for that love when an ancient curse threatens to destroy the faerie and human realms.”
The first book in the series (A Court of Thorns and Roses) was originally published in May 2015.
What format will it be? Will the A Court of Thorns and Roses adaptation be a Movie or a Series?
It’s planned as a television series, to be available on Hulu.
Who’s behind it?
Hulu is developing the fantasy series, to be aired on their streaming service. The project is being co-adapted by Ron Moore, who also adapted the Outlander book series for TV and author Sarah J. Maas.
Maas will also serve as an executive producer for the show.
What’s the status of the A Court of Thorns and Roses adaptation?
The adaptation is currently in development. It looks like the project is moving forward steadily, with the script being completed in some form as of June 15, 2021.
The announcement about the project was actually initially leaked by accident by Josh Maas (Sarah J. Maas’s husband) over an Instagram photo of a sandwich — see the development timeline below for details & the photo!
Who’s in the cast?
No casting details have been released yet.
See the full cast (when available) on IMDB.
When will it be released?
Is there a trailer or teaser available?
Not yet! Stay tuned.
A Court of Thorns and Roses Hulu TV Series Development Timeline
May 5, 2015 A Court of Thorns and Roses (novel) is released.
March 26, 2021 ‘A Court Of Thorns And Roses’ Series accidentally leaked by Josh Maas (Sarah J. Maas’s husband) via instagram — you can see the script labeled “TV adaptation notes” in the photo he posted of a sandwich below.
In response, Sarah J. Mass commented on her own Instagram “So, it’s official (and thank you, Josh, for accidentally spilling the beans!): Ron Moore (creator of Outlander and one of my creative idols) and I will co-adapt ACOTAR as a tv show for Hulu”
March 26, 2021 ‘A Court Of Thorns And Roses’ Series Based On Fantasy Books In Works At Hulu From Ron Moore & Sarah J. Maas
June 15, 2021 It appears some version of the script has been completed (in some form).