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Posted Thursday 8/30/18 at 10:02PM EDT
Watch HBO's gorgeous trailer for HBO's Elena Ferrante My Brilliant Friend adaptation
Ferrante's Neapolitan novels get the peak TV treatment in the trailer for the eight-episode series based on the first of four books.
Posted Friday 4/13/18 at 1:17PM EDT
HBO originally wanted to move Elena Ferrante’s My Brilliant Friend from Italy to Brooklyn
Director Sarah Doole says "we really had to stand by our point to obtain maximum fidelity to the books," so HBO allowed the drama to be set in post-war Italy.
Posted Wednesday 3/14/18 at 1:13PM EDT
HBO releases the first images from My Brilliant Friend, based on Elena Ferrante’s bestselling book
The eight-episode series, which is currently filming in Italy, focuses on an elderly woman who tells the story of her lifelong friend, who has disappeared without a trace.