‘Killing Eve’ producers to adapt post-apocalyptic bestseller ‘Fever’ for TV series (exclusive)

Screen | 8/21/2019 | Chris Evans
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UK production outfit Sid Gentle has bought the television rights to Deon Meyer’s best-selling post-apocalyptic novel, Fever.

The Crown writer Ed Hemming has been brought on board to write the script for the TV series, which will be “set in the near future about a relationship between a father and son after a fever has wiped out 97% of the population,” says Fred Weston Smith, a script editor at Sid Gentle.

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Meyer’s novel, Fever, has been published all over the world, including by Hodder in the UK, Grove Atlantic in the US and Jonathan Ball in South Africa.

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