Riz Ahmed To Team With BBC Studios For Limited Series ‘Englistan’
Riz Ahmed, best-know for his roles in Rogue One, Jason Bourne and The Night Of will reportedly team up with BBC Studios to create a nine-part series titled Englistan.
Englistan is a nine-part series telling the story of three generations of a British-Pakistani family, following them as they pursue their dreams over four tumultuous decades, navigating shifting circumstances and evolving loyalties.
The Hollywood Reporter reported the announcement this week, stating that Englistan will be “produced by BBC Studios Drama London in association with Left Handed Films for BBC Two.”
Ahmed also shared a statement regarding the news, seen below.
“I’m excited to be working with [BBC Studios executive producer] Esther Springer and all the team at BBC Studios,” said Ahmed. “Englistan is an untold British story with universal themes and resonance. It’s the story I always wanted to tell, and it’s a privilege to have the opportunity to do so.”
Source: The Hollywood Reporter