DAVID THEWLIS TO LEAD AT NAT
| Network: United States National Geographic Channel
Runtime: 60 minutes
Status: In Development
Show Type: Scripted
Created by: Elwood Reid10 episodes
|The series will be based on Annie Proulx book|
Based on a book by Pulitzer Prize winning author Annie Proulx, it follows a disparate group of outcasts who must navigate the brutal hardships, competing interests, and tangled loyalties at the crossroads of civilization— 1600s New France, where the war to escape their past and re-make themselves is cast against the vast and unforgiving wilds of North America. David Thewlis will be Monsieur Claude Trepagny, a wealthy landowner with grand visions for New France.
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A chronicle of America’s deforestation from the “New World” arrival of Europeans into the modern era of global warming told through the stories of two immigrants who work as wood-cutters.
|National Geo – No release date|