Amazon Plans Series Based On Dylan Songs

Amazon Studios and Lionsgate TV are developing “Time Out of Mind,” an hourlong TV drama series based on Bob Dylan’s song catalog.

Australian filmmaker Josh Wakely will pen and direct the project which has received permission from Dylan to use his songs for the development of the project. Said series will focus on the character found within them.

The project has not yet been given a pilot or series pickup at Amazon, but will be produced by both Lionsgate and Grace: A Storytelling Company.

Wakely’s had experience in this, his upcoming Netflix animated series “Beat Bugs” licensed worldwide rights to The Beatles’ catalog and features new renditions of the classic songs.

Source: The Wall Street Journal