Posted on 10/20/2020 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

At this point, we’re not sure what grows faster: our to-be-read pile or Hollywood’s to-be-adapted pile.

In Barry Jenkins’s defense, his adaptation of Colson Whitehead’s The Underground Railroad has been public knowledge for almost three years, so we shouldn’t complain about the never-ending flow of TV and movie versions.

Jenkins, an Oscar-winning filmmaker, shared a teaser for the show he’s adapting from Whitehead’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel.

You can watch the “preamble” to the ten-episode Amazon show below.

The Underground Railroad - Preamble from Barry Jenkins on Vimeo.

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