Oscar winner Witherspoon, who starred in HBO’s successful “Big Little Lies” adaptation, and “Scandal” actressKerry Washingtonare set tostar and executive produce a limited seriesbased on Celeste Ng’s 2017 best-sellerLittle Fires Everywhere, Deadline reports.
Witherspoon also dropped the news on her Instagram page.
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The two women will develop the project through their respective production companies (Witherspoon’s Hello Sunshine and Washington’s Simpson Street) with ABC Signature Studios. The show will be written by “Casual” writer Liz Tigelaar, who will also executive produce and serve as showrunner. Ng will be involved as well and act as a producer.
Though the show has yet to find a home, The Hollywood Reporter has learned that it is being shopped tostreaming and premium cable networks.
Ng’s sophomore novel is about the wealthy town of Shaker Heights, Ohio, being torn apart after awhite couple adopts a Chinese-American infant and the baby’s birth mother wants her child back.
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The book was also the September pick for Witherspoon’s book club. Hello Sunshinesnatched up the rightssoon after it was released last year.
This article originally appeared on HuffPost.