Daniel Dae Kim to Develop Novel ‘First Rule of Ten’ for TV Series Adaptation


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.