- Oct 25, 2017
oh god. I don't know what is funnier, Anna Karenina as YA or Deadline dancing around just saying "Gossip Girl and 13 Reasons Why but with Asians leads".In a competitive situation, HBO Max has landed Anna K, a TV series adaptation of Jenny Lee’s upcoming YA novel, with a put pilot commitment. The project, now in early development, is a modern-day, empowering, multicultural retelling of Leo Tolstoy’s classic Anna Karenina.
Described as Gossip Girl and 13 Reasons Why meets Crazy Rich Asians, Anna K is set between Manhattan and Greenwich, CT. It follows a Korean-American “it” girl caught between her picture-perfect, family-approved boyfriend and the guy who might just be her one true love, along with her high-flying cast of friends and family.