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Hugh Jackman to Exec Produce a Drama With 'Game of Thrones' Creators

Hugh Jackman to Exec Produce a Drama With 'Game of Thrones' Creators

Hugh Jackman is getting in on the Game of Thrones-adjacent action.

The 52-year-old The Greatest Showman actor will executive produce a new series from creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss under their five-year $250 million deal with Netflix, which will be an adaptation of the novel The Overstory.

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Here’s a plot summary, via THR: “A sweeping, impassioned work of activism and resistance that is also a stunning evocation of the natural world. It tells the story of a world alongside ours that is vast, interconnected, resourceful, magnificently inventive and almost invisible to us. A handful of disparate people learn how to see that world and are drawn into its unfolding catastrophe.”

Richard Robbins wrote the script and will exec produce alongside the creators and Hugh, a fan of the novel.

The Overstory is the GoT creators’ third show for the streamer, joining The Three-Body Problem from Alexander Woo and half-hour dramedy The Chair, starring Sandra Oh.

Find out more about the creators’ huge deal with Netflix.

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