Stan announces the cast for a six-part adaptation of the bestselling novel The Tattooist of Auschwitz

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An adaptation of the bestselling caller The Tattooist of Auschwitz is being turned into a caller bid with Stan

The streaming elephantine announced that the upcoming Stan Original Series The Tattooist of Auschwitz volition beryllium led by Jonah Hauer-King (The Little Mermaid, World connected Fire) and Anna Próchniak (Baptiste, Warsaw 44) starring successful the pb roles of Lale Sokolov and Gita Furman. 

The heartrending bid astir bravery and emotion successful the darkest of places spanning crossed 8 decades tells the almighty true-life communicative of Lale Sokolov, a Jewish captive who is fixed the occupation of tattooing recognition numbers connected chap prisoners' arms successful the Auschwitz-Birkenau attraction campy during World War Two. 

One day, helium meets Gita portion she is waiting successful enactment to beryllium tattooed. They acquisition emotion astatine archetypal sight, and truthful begins a life-affirming, courageous, unforgettable, and quality story, told done 1 man's representation and acquisition of Auschwitz-Birkenau; a communicative of the precise champion of humanity successful the precise worst of circumstances.

Stan announces the formed  for a six-part adaptation of the bestselling caller   The Tattooist of AuschwitzStan has announced the formed for a six-part adaptation of the bestselling caller The Tattooist of Auschwitz. (Stan)

This eagerly anticipated adaptation, from the caller that sold 12 cardinal copies worldwide, volition besides prima Critics Choice Awards victor Melanie Lynskey (The Last of Us, Yellowjackets) successful the bid arsenic Heather Morris, writer of The Tattooist of Auschwitz novel. Jonas Nay (Deutschland 83, 86, 89) volition beryllium joining the bid successful the relation of Stefan Baretzki. 

Award-winning manager Tali Shalom-Ezer (My Days of Mercy, Princess) is attached to nonstop each six episodes, bringing a unsocial position to the series.

"In Auschwitz, a mill of decease and dehumanisation, Lale and Gita's emotion communicative is an enactment of defiance. It is the prime to stay human. I'm inspired and honoured to bring this communicative to life, alongside the talented squad of radical assembled," helium said successful a statement.

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Melanie Lynskey Melanie Lynskey antecedently starred successful The Last Of Us. (Instagram)

The Tattooist of Auschwitz is produced successful concern with Sky, Peacock, and All3Media International. 

"It is simply a immense privilege to beryllium telling Lale's unthinkable communicative – 1 that helium was truthful courageous to share. I person the utmost respect and admiration for his quality to find humanity and kindness successful the astir inhumane of places. These scripts heartbreakingly and vividly picture this appalling clip successful our history, and I consciousness arrogant to beryllium honouring Lale and Gita's singular journey," Hauer-King said.

Próchniak added: "Reimagining Gita Sokolov and her communicative for surface has been 1 of the top honours of my vocation truthful far, arsenic good arsenic a heartrending experience. I cognize this won't beryllium an casual communicative to tell, but I volition dainty their communicative with the utmost respect."

"After the horrors experienced astatine Auschwitz-Birkenau, the continuation of Lale and Gita Sokolov's communicative is uncovering their caller home, and it was years aboriginal successful Australia Lale felt comfy to stock his communicative with New Zealand writer Heather Morris. As a New Zealand storyteller successful my ain way, it is simply a privilege to beryllium a portion of the furthering of Lale's and Gita's heart-breaking, yet heart-warming story," Lynskey said.

"Stan's concern successful this co-production represents our continued committedness to creating internationally renowned archetypal productions," Stan Chief Content Officer Cailah Scobie said.

"The Tattooist of Auschwitz is simply a large illustration of Stan's strategy to present prime movie and tv contented to Australians arsenic good arsenic continuing our partnerships with premium internationals Sky Studios, Peacock and All3Media International. This existent storyline that spans crossed Australia and Europe is incredibly powerful. We look guardant to bringing this anticipated bid to our audiences with specified a stellar formed line-up."

Currently successful production, the bid is simply a co-production betwixt Sky Studios and Peacock with NBCUniversal Global Distribution and All3Media International jointly handling planetary income of the series. The Tattooist of Auschwitz is presently successful accumulation and volition beryllium disposable connected Sky Atlantic and streaming work NOW successful 2024 successful the UK, Ireland, Italy and Germany. VIAPLAY wil instrumentality Viaplay Series rights for Nordics (Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland, Iceland), Baltics (Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania), the Netherlands and Poland.

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