The collection is predicated on the nonfiction e-book of the identical identify by David Grann. It’s impressed by the true life account of Henry Worsley (Hiddleston), a faithful husband and father, a former soldier, a person of deep honor and sacrifice, but in addition a person deeply obsessive about journey, manifesting in an epic journey crossing Antarctica on foot.
Soo Hugh, who most lately created and showran the Apple collection “Pachinko,” will function author, government producer, and co-showrunner on “The White Darkness.” Mark Heyman will government produce and co-showrun. “Pachinko” government producer Theresa Kang-Lowe and Caroline Garity of Blue Marble Photos may even government produce. Apple Studios and UCP will co-produce. Blue Marble is at the moment beneath an total deal at Apple.
This would be the second Apple collection that Hiddleston has starred in up to now. He’ll subsequent be seen within the Apple drama “The Essex Serpent” alongside Claire Danes, which can debut in Could. Hiddleston is greatest recognized for his position as Loki within the Marvel Cinematic Universe, starring in a number of movies because the character and main the Disney Plus spinoff collection “Loki,” which is at the moment prepping its second season. Hiddleston beforehand obtained an Emmy nomination for his starring position within the restricted collection “The Night time Supervisor” in 2016.
He’s repped by Hamilton Hodell, WME, and JSSK. Hugh is repped by WME and McKuin Frankel. Heyman is repped by UTA. Grann is repped by CAA at the side of The Robbins Workplace.