Per our sister site Variety, Elordi will headline the drama as Dorrigo Evans, “an army surgeon whose short but forbidden affair with Amy, the young wife of his uncle, sustains and haunts him through his darkest days as the reluctant leader of men held prisoner in a Thai-Burmese camp during WWII.”
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The five-part project, which is based on Richard Flanagan’s novel, hails from Sony Pictures Television and does not yet have a network attached.
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