‘Handmaid’s Tale’ Director Amma Asante to Helm ‘Smilla’s Sense of Snow’ Series for Constantin

‘Handmaid’s Tale’ Director Amma Asante to Helm ‘Smilla’s Sense of Snow’ Series for Constantin
Acclaimed British director Amma Asante will direct a drama series adaptation of acclaimed novel “Smilla’s Sense of Snow” for German outfit Constantin Film.

Based on the bestselling book by Peter Höeg, and created and written by Clive Bradley (“Trapped”), the series will follows Smilla Jaspersen, whose investigation into the mysterious death of an immigrant Inuit child from the projects evolves into a much grander supernatural epic. Her search for answers sets her on a journey to her native home of Greenland.

The book was adapted as a film by Bille August in 1997, starring Julia Ormond, and produced by Bernd Eichinger and Martin Moszkowicz.
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