Deadline reported, Daniel Dae Kim’s 3AD production company is currently developing mystery thriller novel First Rule of Ten by Gay Hendricks and Tinker Lindsay.
It’s being set up as a television series. David Henry Hwang, who’s a Tony-winning writer, will oversee the project while Jennifer Yee McDevitt will write the script and serve as a co-executive producer.
Kim is also produced ABC’s medical drama The Good Doctor. You can read the full details about the adaptation below:
Released by Hay House Visions in 2011, First Rule of Ten focuses on a young monk, who after years spent struggling with the teachings of his Tibetan monastery, leaves to find his identity in the unlikeliest of places – Los Angeles. There, he’s forced to reconcile the differences between the Buddhist teachings he’s grown up with and the new fast-paced lifestyle filled with temptations. His path to self-discovery becomes further complicated when he witnesses a brutal crime and becomes inextricably entwined in its investigation.