has released the first official trailer for its forthcoming adaptation of Sally Rooney
’s bestselling novel “Normal People
,” and it appears the streamer may have a hit on its hands. “Normal People
” is the second novel by the 29-year-old Irish author, who has quickly overtaken Lena Dunham
’s mantle as the “voice of a generation” — and in a far more literary fashion. Rooney’s prose is lean but wholly immersive, with emotionally opaque characters that reflect the blend of apathy and yearning for connection that has come to define much of contemporary life. “Normal People” follows a young couple cycling though different stages of romantic connection and their shifting power dynamics from high school to university.
Here’s the official synopsis from Hulu: “‘Normal People
’ tracks the tender but complicated relationship of Marianne and Connell from the end of their school days in a small-town west of Ireland to