Nigerian writer, Akwaeke Emezi is having their debut novel “Freshwater” developed into a TV series by FX.

According to Variety, the series will focus on Ada, a Nigerian student in her final year of college who finds out that she has three spirits living in her subconscious. These spirits eventually take control of her, threatening to ruin her life and sanity.

Akwaeke announced the news on Instagram.

Nigerian writer, Akwaeke Emezi is having her debut novel “Freshwater” developed into a TV series by FX.She wrote: “carter + emezi, by the phenom @kingtexas 🙌🏾✨💥 i am utterly delighted to share that we’re working with @fxnetworks (and the execs who brought you @atlantafx!) on FRESHWATER, the series 🌊🌊🌊 so honored to be both writing + executive producing this project with the brilliant force that is @tamarapcarter 🎊 we’re incredibly hype for this journey! send us all the good vibes + inshallah, we’ll be bringing ada, asughara, and saint vincent to your screens before you know it ✨🌊 #freshwaterseries”

Congrats, Akwaeke!

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