‘The Last Of The Mohicans’ Series From Cary Joji Fukunaga & Nicole Kassell In Works At Paramount TV & Anonymous

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‘The Last Of The Mohicans’ Series From Cary Joji Fukunaga & Nicole Kassell In Works At Paramount TV & Anonymous
Exclusive: In their first collaboration, Maniac, The Alienist and True Detective’s Cary Joji Fukunaga has teamed with Watchmen director Nicole Kassell to bring The Last Of The Mohicans to the small screen. A TV series based on the historical novel by James Fenimore Cooper is in development at Paramount Television, where Fukunaga has been under an overall deal. Anonymous Content and Fukunaga’s Parliament of Owls are producing.

Written by Fukunaga and Nicholas Osborne and directed by Kassell, The Last of the Mohicans series will be a retelling of Cooper’s French and Indian War novel that re-centers the classic tale on the unlikely romance between Uncas, a young Mohican, and Cora, the mixed-race daughter of a British colonel.

“The clash of civilizations during the Seven Years War, which frames the story of Last of the Mohicans, has been a long-time passion of mine,” said Fukunaga. “It was a
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