An adaptation of Michael Chabon’s acclaimed novel “The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay” has been given a series commitment at Showtime.
The series comes as part of a multi-year overall production pact which Chabon and his producing partner Ayelet Waldman have inked with CBS TV Studios. Under the agreement, CBS will have the exclusive rights to produce TV content created and developed by the husband-and-wife team across all platforms.
Michael Chabon and Ayelet Waldman
Chabon and Waldman will serve as executive producers and showrunners on the “Kavalier and Clay” series. The story of “Kavalier and Clay” is described as an epic tale of love, war and the birth of America’s comic book superhero obsession in big-band-era New York City. Akiva Goldsman and Alex Kurtzman are also attached to the project as executive producers. The series hails from Paramount Television and CBS Television Studios.