Apple TV+ has revealed the primary look of its anticipated drama collection Shantaram, headlined by Sons of Anarchy star Charlie Hunnam. Based mostly on the internationally bestselling novel by Gregory David Roberts, the Apple Unique collection is co-created, written and government produced by Steve Lightfoot, who additionally serves as showrunner.
Shantaram is billed as a “hopeful cinematic love story” coupled with an exhilarating epic journey that follows “one man’s journey to redemption through a country that changes his life”. Bharat Nalluri directs and government produces the collection.
In keeping with the official synopsis, Shantaram follows a fugitive named Lin Ford (Hunnam) trying to get misplaced in “vibrant and chaotic 1980s Bombay. Alone in an unfamiliar city, Lin struggles to avoid the trouble he’s running from in this new place. After falling for an enigmatic and intriguing woman named Karla, Lin must choose between freedom or love and the complications that come with it”.
Shantaram will make its world debut with the primary three episodes of its 12-episode first season on Friday, October 14, adopted by one new episode weekly each Friday by means of December 16 on Apple TV+.
The collection additionally stars Shubham Saraf, Elektra Kilbey, Fayssal Bazzi, Luke Pasqualino, Antonia Desplat, Alyy Khan, Sujaya Dasgupta, Vincent Perez, David Discipline, Alexander Siddig, Gabrielle Scharnitzky, Elham Ehsas, Rachel Kamath, Matthew Joseph, and Shiv Palekar.
Andrea Barron, Nicole Clemens, Steve Golin, Justin Kurzel, and Eric Warren Singer who co-created the collection with Lightfoot, are additionally hooked up as government producers on the collection. Shantaram is produced for Apple by Paramount Tv Studios and Nameless Content material’s AC Studios.