You: Zoran Drvenkar’s thriller is being adapted for TV

Drugs, murder and awkward romances will all feature in the new eight-part drama You, based on the novel by Zoran Drvenkar.

By Pippa Shawley Published: 20 February 2020 - 2.31pm
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Based on the thriller by Croatian-German author Zoran Drvenkar (pictured above), You follows teenager Tara O’Rourke as she is forced to go on the run after she kills her estranged father in a drug-fuelled rage.

Accompanied by her best friends, Tara travels across Europe in search of her long-lost mother. The girls face plenty of issues along the way, including awkward romances, depleting funds and an inconvenient pregnancy. The group is also on the run from the most-feared gangster in Rotterdam after Tara stole his drugs stash. He also just happens to be Tara’s uncle, Reagan. 

Meanwhile, a mythical serial killer known as The Traveller creeps ever closer. 

What do we know so far? 

You is being adapted for Sky One and NOW TV by Ben Chanan, who wrote and directed The Capture, starring Holliday Grainger.

The casting hasn’t been announced yet, but the lead director of the eight-part series will be Robbie McKillop, who has worked on series including Guilt, Clique and Jericho. 

When is it on? 

You is still in the early stages of production, so no date has been announced yet.