HBO Developing Drama Series Adaptation Of Acclaimed Polish Film ‘The Hater’

HBO Developing Drama Series Adaptation Of Acclaimed Polish Film ‘The Hater’
Exclusive: HBO has closed a deal to develop a drama series from The Hater, the acclaimed Polish film directed by Jan Komasa and written by Mateusz Pacewicz, the team behind last year’s Best Foreign Language Oscar nominee Corpus Christi.

The film won Best Feature in the International Narrative Competition at Tribeca’s 2020 Online Festival Program. Netflix bought world-wide streaming rights, and premiered it July 29th. In the wheelhouse of films like Parasite and The Talented Mr. Ripley, The Hater is a timely, elevated thriller that deals with class, politics, social media, disinformation, identity and the pursuit of happiness at all costs.

The series adaptation will be Exec Produced by Farah Films’ Dan Farah and Vertigo’s Roy Lee. Komasa and Pacewicz will serve as Co-Exec Producers along with Wojciech Kabarowski and Jerzy Kapuściński of Naima Film, producers of the film. Andrew Farah will also serve as a Co-Exec Producer.
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