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Washington Black - Ordered to Series by Hulu

Hulu has handed a straight-to-series order to Washington Black, the Sterling K. Brown-fronted adaptation of Esi Edugyan’s novel.

The streamer has given the limited series project a nine-episode order with Twilight Zone writer Selwyn Seyfu adapting for 20th Television.

Washington Black follows the 19th-century adventures of George Washington Black (Wash) – an 11-year-old boy on a Barbados sugar plantation who must flee after a shocking death threatens to upend his life.