Simu Liu to Star in ‘Seven Wonders’ Series Adaptation at Prime Video

Justin Lin (“Fast & Furious” franchise) is directing and executive producing

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Simu Liu (“Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings”) is leading a series adaptation of Ben Mezrich’s novel “Seven Wonders” at Prime Video.

The action-adventure show hails from “The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift” helmer Justin Lin, who directs and executive produces, as well as his banner Perfect Storm Entertainment, Universal Television (where Lin and Perfect Storm are under a deal) and Beau Flynn’s Flynn Picture Company (“Black Adam,” “Red Notice”).

“Seven Wonders,” which is billed as a “globe-trotting, action-adventure,” follows brilliant botanist-adventurer, Dr. Nate Grady (Liu), as teams up with the slippery international fixer, Sloane Seydoux, on a breathless race to solve an ancient mystery tied to the Seven Ancient Wonders of the World.

“The Legend of Tarzan” writer Adam Cozad will reunite with Lin (the two previously worked to develop the feature “Snap Dragon” at Warner Bros.) to pen the script. Cozad will also executive produce along with Perfect Storm’s Salvador Gatdula, Andrew Schneider and Flynn. Scott Sheldon is co-executive producer.

Mezrich is also known for authoring “The Accidental Billionaires,” which was adapted into the critically acclaimed “The Social Network.” The idea for the “Seven Wonders” adaptation originated with Flynn and Mezrich, who developed the novel together.

In addition to “Shang-Chi,” Liu was in “Kim’s Convenience” and will be in the upcoming, highly anticipated “Barbie,” opposite Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling. He is repped by CAA, Authentic Literary & Talent Management, and Sloane, Offer, Weber & Dern.

Lin is known for directing and producing such tentpole films like “Star Trek Beyond” and “Fast & Furious 6,” as well as executive producing CBS’ “S.W.A.T.” and “Magnum P.I.,” for which he has also directed episodes. He is repped by CAA, Cinetic Media and Sloane Offer.

Deadline first reported the news.