Apple TV+ adapts Edith Wharton's unfinished 'The Buccaneers'

Edith Wharton’s final novel, the unfinished “The Buccaneers” begun in the 1930s, is to become an Apple TV+ series, starring Kristine Froseth and Alisha Boe.

Although Wharton had not finished the novel when she died in 1937, she did leave a detailed outline. Now series creator Katherine Jakeways, best known for “Tracey Ullman’s Show” and “Where This Service Will Terminate,” has written an eight-episode dramatization.”Girls with money, men with power,” says Apple’s description of the show in its announcement. “New money, old secrets.”

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