The Black Count is Being Adapted for a New Film!
Tom Reiss’s The Black Count, which details the true story of Général Thomas Alexandre Dumas (father of author Alexandre Dumas), is being adapted into a film directed by Cary Fukunaga (director of HBO’s True Detective).
No actors have been named so far, although some people are already speculating that Howard Charles may be considered for the lead. He’s known for playing the role of Porthos on the BBC’s Three Musketeers:
You can read a bit more about this story and hear an interview with the book’s author here at Indiewire.
You can read an excerpt of The Black Count here.