C21Media: My Brilliant Friend gets second run

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Clive Whittingham – Dec 5, 2018

Premium US cablenet HBO and Italian pubcaster Rai have renewed Fremantle drama My Brilliant Friend for a second season.

My Brilliant Friend: The Story of a New Name will be based on the second book of four written by Elena Ferrante.

The eight-episode first season of My Brilliant Friend is based on Ferrante’s bestselling book of the same name, which is the first of her tetralogy published in the US by Europa Editions.

The plot follows a 60-year friendship between two people who meet in primary school in 1950s Naples.

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