All About 'The Vanishing Half' HBO Series, Based On The Hit Brit Bennett Novel

Her book has topped the Times bestseller list for six weeks and counting.

8/2/2020 1:39:00 PM

All About The Vanishing Half HBO Series, Based On The Hit Brit Bennett Novel

Her book has topped the Times bestseller list for six weeks and counting.

The Vanishing Half."I wanted to write a book about a town that exists in this weird liminal racial space between the worlds of black and white, in a time and a place in which binaries are very important," she told the outlet."In the Jim Crow society, it’s all about the binaries. So what does it mean to be outside of that binary? And then, what does it mean to leave that town? I was interested in the idea that this liminal third space was mobile, that it was something the characters carried with them even when they left the town and went off to other places."

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No release date or creative team has been announced.Several questions loom about HBO's adaptation ofThe Vanishing Half. No cast or producers have been announced outside of Bennett, who will executive produce. There's no word on an official release date, but considering HBO's reportedly seven-figure bid for the book—it's safe to say the series will be hitting the screen some point soon.

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