Hulu Picks Up Sally Rooney’s Conversations With Friends Series – Vulture

The titular friends. Photo-Illustration: Vulture and Penguin Random House

Shiv Roy’s favorite beach read is becoming a series. Hulu announced a 12-episode, straight-to-series order of Sally Rooney’s debut novel, Conversations With Friends, in association with BBC Three. The drama series will consist of half-hour episodes helmed by Irish director Lenny Abrahamson, who also directed Hulu’s adaptation of Rooney’s other novel, Normal People. Alice Birch, who was a writer on Normal People and story editor on Succession, will be