Following the large success of Netflix mini-series The Queen’s Gambit, Walter Tevis’ novel of the identical title might be getting a stage musical adaptation.
According to Variety, Level Forward has acquired the theatrical stage rights to the 1983 novel which additionally served as the premise for the Anya Taylor-Joy- led collection.
“It is a privilege for Level Forward to guide the cost of bringing The Queen’s Gambit to the stage by the beloved and enduring craft of musical theatre. The story is a siren name amidst our up to date struggles for gender and racial fairness, and we’re wanting ahead to shifting the challenge ahead,” mentioned Level Forward CEO Adrienne Becker and producer Julia Dunetz.
The story centres on Beth Harmon, an excellent chess participant who struggles to beat a damaged previous and the demons of dependancy whereas battling her method to the highest of the male-centered world of aggressive chess within the 1950s and 1960s.
The Netflix mini-series not too long ago earned Golden Globes for greatest tv restricted collection, anthology collection, or movement image made for tv. Taylor-Joy additionally gained the award for greatest actress in a mini-series or tv movie.