Mr. Jesse Williams has joined the cast of Hulu's limited series (based on the bestselling drama novel by Ms. Celeste Ng). Already casted are Kerry Washington, Rosemarie DeWitt, Joshua Jackson, and Reese Witherspoon. Simpson Street by Washington, ABC Signature Studios, and Hello Sunshine by Witherspoon are all involved with the making of the series.
Be on the Lookout for the series in 2020.
Here is the goodreads synopsis of Little Fires Everywhere by Ms. Celeste Ng:
Everyone in Shaker Heights was talking about it that summer: how Isabelle, the last of the Richardson children, had finally gone around the bend and burned the house down.
In Shaker Heights, a placid, progressive suburb of Cleveland, everything is meticulously planned – from the layout of the winding roads, to the colours of the houses, to the successful lives its residents will go on to lead. And no one embodies this spirit more than Elena Richardson, whose guiding principle is playing by the rules.
Enter Mia Warren – an enigmatic artist and single mother – who arrives in this idyllic bubble with her teenage daughter Pearl, and rents a house from the Richardsons. Soon Mia and Pearl become more than just tenants: all four Richardson children are drawn to the alluring mother-daughter pair. But Mia carries with her a mysterious past, and a disregard for the rules that threatens to upend this carefully ordered community.
When the Richardsons' friends attempt to adopt a Chinese-American baby, a custody battle erupts that dramatically divides the town and puts Mia and Mrs. Richardson on opposing sides. Suspicious of Mia and her motives, Mrs. Richardson becomes determined to uncover the secrets in Mia's past. But her obsession will come at unexpected and devastating costs to her own family – and Mia's.
Little Fires Everywhere explores the weight of long-held secrets and the ferocious pull of motherhood-and the danger of believing that planning and following the rules can avert disaster, or heartbreak.
Source Material: deadline.com
The Mysterious Benedict Society series has found a home in Hulu. The best selling YA novel, written by Trenton Lee steward, will be co-produce by Sonar Entertainment and Disney TV Studios' 20th Century Fox TV. Mr. Matt Manfredi and Phil Hay are writing the screenplay.
Mr. James Bobin is directing the pilot episode while Hay, Tarses, Manfredi, and Karen Sherwood are executive producing the project.
Here is the goodread's synopsis of The Mysterious Benedict Society(book one):
"Are you a gifted child looking for special opportunities?" ad attracts dozens for mind-bending tests readers may try. Only two boys and two girls succeed for a secret mission, undercover and underground into hidden tunnels. At the Learning Institute for the Very Enlightened, the only rule is - there are no rules.
Source material: deadline.com
Little Fire Everywhere, written by Ms.Celeste Ng, will be adapting into a Limited series by Hulu. Ms. Reese Witherspoon and Ms. Kerry Washington are the executive producers for this project. Ms. Liz Tigelaar, who is also an executive producer, will develop and write the project as well.
The story is about Mrs. Elena Richardson(played by Reese Witherspoon), Mia (Kerry Washingon) and a daughter that will turn their lives upside down. Linda McCullough (played by Rosemarie DeWitt) is Elena's close friend. She wished to have a child and discovered an abandoned one at a fire station. She decided to take and raise the child as her own but later on the baby's mother surfaced into Linda's life. Now, Linda faces the possibility that she might lose her beloved child.
source material: deadline.com
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