Jorje Dorado to helm The Young Poe
The first season of the series will consist of six episodes
Spanish director Jorje Dorado will be teaming up with The Mediapro Studio and author Cuca Canals for detective thriller The Young Poe in order to make second English-language international franchise.
The first season of the series will consist of six episodes and will be directed by Jorge Dorado. The screenplay will be written by Dominic Harai. It will be executive produced by Ran Tellem. The series will be set against the 1920s backdrop of Boston, a time when emigrants' population consisted majorly. While the series will be in English, it will consist of actors across nationalities.
So many things that we describe are based on real events. Poe’s beautiful actress mother died when he was young, His father abandoned him. He and his siblings were put into adoption but in different homes. His foster father beat him. Among his father’s many businesses, he owned a morgue," Variety quoted Canals.
The series is targeted at adult audience.