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    Coming to tellyboxes: An adaptation of Douglas Stuart’s Young Mungo.

    Janet Manley

    March 21, 2023, 10:55am

    Crivvens! Good news has come in on the morning winds for fans of Scottish-American author Douglas Stuart. He has already teamed up with studio A24 on a TV adaptation of his 2020 Booker Prize winning novel Shuggie Bain, about a young boy in public housing in Thatcherite times, to broadcast on the BBC, and is now confirmed to be working on an adaptation of Young Mungo also, Deadline reports.

    Young Mungo follows Protestant Mungo and Catholic James, who grow up in public housing in Glasglow and “become best friends as they find a sanctuary in the pigeon dovecote that James has built for his prize racing birds.” (We do love a birder novel.) Suart was born in Glasgow and moved to NYC in adulthood to work in fashion.

    A24 are of course the studio behind the Oscar-dominating Everything Everywhere All At Once (if you enjoyed watching that, you might like reading these books). A broadcaster has not yet been announced.

    [via Deadline]