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    All my libations must have worked, because a Circe series is coming to HBO Max.

    Jessie Gaynor

    July 31, 2019, 10:58am

    In possibly my favorite adaptation news of the year, Madeline Miller’s 2018 novel Circe—a gorgeous, gripping reimagining of the story of its titular goddess—will be adapted as and eight-episode limited series on HBO Max (a new subscription streaming service, set to launch in spring 2020). Guess this means I’ll have to subscribe to another streaming service, jeez.

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    Rick Jaffa and Amanda Silver, who co-wrote Rise of the Planet of the Apes and Jurassic World, will write and executive produce the series. Rick, Amanda: if you’re reading this (as I assume you are), please consider Phoebe Waller-Bridge as Circe and Andrew Scott as Hermes. Seriously. Think about it.

    [h/t Deadline]

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