How Much of These Hills is Gold by C. Pam Zheng has a potential TV series in the works. For all the details about the adaptation, here’s what we know about the How Much of the Hills is Gold TV series.
What’s it about? What’s the plot?
In How Much of These Hills is Gold, Lucy and Sam are newly orphaned children of immigrants, “suddenly alone in a land that refutes their existence. Fleeing the threats of their western mining town, they set off to bury their father in the only way that will set them free from their past.
Along the way, they encounter giant buffalo bones, tiger paw prints, and the specters of a ravaged landscape as well as family secrets, sibling rivalry, and glimpses of a different kind of future.”
How Much of These Hills is Gold was published in April 2020.
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What format will it be? Will the How Much of These Hills is Gold adaptation be a Movie or a Series?
It’s planned as an episodic series.
Who’s behind it?
The TV series adaptation of How Much of These Hills is Gold is being developed by The Ink Factory (The Night Manager, Fighting with My Family) and Endeavor Content.
Hansol Jung has been tapped to pen the screenplay for the adaptation.
From Author C. Pam Zheng: “It feels quietly revolutionary to think that I might see two Chinese American kids swagger and stride across the screen, heroes of an American cinematic tradition I have always adored — it’s exactly where they belong, where Chinese Americans have always belonged.
What a joy to have this team that already includes female and queer perspectives from the Asian diaspora, and that I hope will grow to include even more voices.”
What’s the status of the How Much of These Hills is Gold adaptation?
The adaptation is currently early in development.
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.
How Much of These Hills is Gold TV Series Development Timeline
April 7, 2020 How Much of These Hills is Gold (novel) is released.
July 7, 2021 ‘The Night Manager’ Producer The Ink Factory, Endeavor Content Board C. Pam Zhang Novel Adaptation