One of the most popular fantasy novels of the last decade is set to become a six-part miniseries for the BBC. Susanna Clarke’s excellent historical fantasy epic—Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell—will be adapted for television by Peter Harness and directed by Sherlock and Doctor Who alum Toby Haynes. For fans of historical fantasy, and alternate universes, the Napoleonic Wars, and awesome magic, this is excellent news. No word yet on when the series is set to air.
Here are our ideas on who should be in it.
[News via Den of Geek]