Cary Fukunaga’s “The Alienist” Lands Series Order from TNT

Anonymous Content’s Cary Fukunaga is set to direct the television series adaptation of Caleb Carr’s novel “The Alienist” for TNT.

With screenwriters Eric Roth & Hossein Amini, as well as producers Steve Golin & Rosalie Swedlin, “The Alienist” will mark a shift from TNT’s largely procedural lineup to more edgy material under new TNT/TBS boss Kevin Reilly.

Variety has the full scoop on the exciting deal: