Attention LGBTQ+ book enthusiasts, a TV adaptation of Young Mungo has been greenlit. According to Deadline, A24 will be leading the charge in creating a TV series based on the book by Scottish-American writer Douglas Stuart.
The 46-year-old author has also been tapped to pen the screenplay for the project. As of this writing, the show is set to air on BBC, with a US broadcaster to be announced.
The upcoming Young Mungo project is set to be Stuart’s second partnership with A24, who is also adapting his award-winning novel Shuggie Bain into a TV series.
On 21 March, the emerging author took to Twitter to express his excitement over the news. “I cannot thank the team at @A24 enough for their continued belief,” he wrote. “They’ve been such supportive partners during the development of Shuggie Bain.