Fable Pictures will bring TV series fans into the fascinating century-and-a-half rivalry between world-renowned chocolatiers and confectionery manufacturers. According to Deadline, the London-based company has acquired the rights to the television adaptation of Deborah Cadbury's The Chocolate Wars.|
In her novel, the great-great-granddaughter of the founder of the famous British corporation Cadbury told the story of the creation of bar chocolate and the long-term battle for leadership in the global sweets market that followed. According to the head of Fable Pictures Fay Ward (Another Boleyn, The Crown), the series based on Deborah's book will give viewers a unique opportunity to look at the cocoa plantations on the island of Trinidad, visit the first factories of John Cadbury in Victorian Birmingham and find out the secrets of the whole a number of foreign competitors of the British company - Hershey, Mars, Lindt and Nestle.
According to preliminary data, the adaptation of the bestseller for the small screen will be done by the British Indian-born Smith Bheid ("The Carrier").
BAFTA nominee Tom Harper is nominated for the director's chair on the intriguing series, with a track record of such popular TV projects as War and Peace, Son, Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams and Peaky Blinders.
The Topic of Article: Sweet life.