Shailene Woodley (Big Little Lies) is set to star in Three Women, a Showtime hourlong series dependent on the No. 1 nonfiction bestseller by Lisa Taddeo, who is adjusting her book.
Showtime, which handled the hot book in summer 2019 in a significant bidding war with a series responsibility, has given the task a directly to-series order, with filming set to start in the fall. Three Women is chief delivered by Taddeo, showrunner Laura Eason, Kathy Ciric and Emmy Rossum. Louise Friedberg (Y: The Last Man) has endorsed on to coordinate the initial two scenes, which she will likewise executive produce.
In Three Women, depicted as a intimate, haunting portrayal of American female desire, three ladies are on an intense training to profoundly topple their lives. Lina, a homemaker in rural Indiana, is 10 years into an passionless marriage when she leaves on an undertaking that rapidly turns into all-burning-through and changes her life. Sloane, a marvelous business visionary in the Northeast, has a serious open marriage with Richard, until two hot new outsiders compromise their aspirational love story. Maggie, an understudy in North Dakota, climates a serious tempest in the wake of blaming her wedded English instructor for an unseemly relationship. Gia (Woodley), an essayist lamenting the deficiency of her family, convinces every one of these three spectacular “ordinary” women to reveal to her their stories, and her relationships with them shift the course of her life until the end of time.
Gia’s storyline echoes Taddeo’s excursion with Three Women, her debut nonfiction book, which recounts the genuine story of three American ladies who experienced private or public backlash for their sexual cravings. It required her 10 years to research, report and compose it, with Taddeo regularly moving to the towns of her subjects to achieve total authenticity. The book was distributed in 2019 by Simon and Schuster.
“Shailene Woodley is an undeniable powerhouse who never fails to give an unflinchingly honest performance,” said Amy Israel, EVP, Scripted Programming, Showtime Networks. “We are beyond thrilled that she will be at the forefront of this electrifying show. Three Women promises to be a riveting and immersive exploration of female desire, told by women in charge of their own narratives. Lisa Taddeo and Laura Eason’s adaptation crackles with emotion and edge and, coupled with Louise Friedberg’s exceptional direction, this Showtime series promises to be everyone’s next obsession.”
This marks the third series customary role for Woodley after her breakout starring turn in The Secret Life of the American Teenager and her Emmy and SAG Award-named execution in Big Little Lies. Woodley’s component credits incorporate The Descendants, for which she won a Film Independent Spirit Award, The Spectacular Now, the Divergent establishment, The Fault in Our Stars, Adrift and Endings, Beginnings. She will before long be found in the film The Last Letter From Your Lover and the independent thrill ride Misanthrope, the two of which she additionally created. Woodley starts creation on the film Robots one month from now. She is repped by Hyperion, Range Media Partners, and Felker Toczek Suddelston Abramson.
Friedberg as of late directed the pilot and second episode of Y: The Last Man for FX on Hulu and the initial three episodes of Deliver Us for DR (Danish Broadcasting Company). Friedberg is repped by Paradigm and Ragna Nervik Management.
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