Sons of Anarchy Star Rides Again

An Apple TV+ series starring Sons of Anarchy’s Charlie Hunnam astride another motorbike will stream from October 14, when the first three of 12 episodes will premiere.

Based on the novel by Gregory David Roberts, Shantaram is billed as “a hopeful cinematic love story coupled with a thrilling epic adventure that follows one man’s journey to redemption through a country that changes his life”.

Reads the rest of the media release:

Shantaram follows a fugitive named Lin Ford (Hunnam) looking to get lost 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.

In addition to Hunnam, the series also stars Shubham Saraf, Elektra Kilbey, Fayssal Bazzi, Luke Pasqualino, Antonia Desplat, Alyy Khan, Sujaya Dasgupta, Vincent Perez, David Field, Alexander Siddig, Gabrielle Scharnitzky, Elham Ehsas, Rachel Kamath, Matthew Joseph, and Shiv Palekar.

The series is co-created, written and executive produced by Steve Lightfoot, who also serves as showrunner. Bharat Nalluri directs and executive produces.

Andrea Barron, Nicole Clemens, Steve Golin, Justin Kurzel, and Eric Warren Singer who co-created the series with Lightfoot, also executive produce.

The series is produced for Apple by Paramount Television Studios and Anonymous Content’s AC Studios.

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One Response to “Sons of Anarchy Star Rides Again”

  1. I have read Shantaram, it’s absolutely brilliant but not sure how it would be as a TV show. I think reading it would be better as it’s such a HUGE book ?

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