The Big Picture

  • Edith Wharton's novel The Buccaneers will be adapted into a series for Apple TV+ premiering on November 8, drawing comparisons to Jane Austen's Sanditon.
  • The novel is set in the Gilded Age of New York City, exploring themes of wealth inequality and the contrast between old and new money.
  • The series follows five young American women seeking love in England, navigating cultural clashes and strict social codes while being guided by a British governess.