The good news just keeps rolling in for the Minnesota author of A Brief History of Seven Killings.
It'll be developed by Amazon Studios, with some serious behind-the-scene talent from shows like Insecure and Empire serving as executive producers, the publication says.
Published in 2014, Seven Killings takes place in James' home country, Jamaica, and tells the story of the fallout from the attempted assassination of Bob Marley amid the turbulent 1970s and '80s.
James himself will also serve as a producer and writer on the series, The Hollywood Reporter says.
No premiere dates have been released yet, and there's also no word on the number of episodes or who's starring in the show.
James, 44, has been an associate professor of English at Macalester College in St. Paul since 2007. He lives in Minneapolis.
GoMN has reached out to Amazon for more information.