Discovery has spent a lot of the previous few years explaining why it acquired out of the drama enterprise.
It appears that evidently now with the launch of Discovery+ it’s returning to the world of scripted.
The corporate’s streaming service is creating an adaptation of Women with Brilliant Futures by Tracy Dobmeier and Wendy Katzman. It’s within the works as a miniseries.
Manhunt: Unabomber producer John Goldwyn and Twilight producer Karen Rosenfelt are behind the difference. The pair are at present exec producing Dopesick collectively for Hulu.
The e-book is a darkish, suspenseful journey into the cutthroat world of school admissions.
Per the logline, school admissions season at Seattle’s Elliott Bay Academy is marked by glowing acceptances from top-tier establishments and college students as spectacular as their dad and mom are formidable. However when Stanford alerts the college it’s allotting just one spot to EBA for his or her incoming class, three moms uncover the competitors is extra cutthroat than they might have imagined.
Tech big Alicia turns to her fortune and standing to struggle for her reluctant daughter’s place on the high. Kelly, a Stanford alum, leverages her PTA affect and insider data to bulldoze the trail for her high-strung daughter. And Maren makes three: single, broke, and ill-equipped to battle the elite college group aligning to carry her famous person down. That’s when, days earlier than functions are due, one of many ladies suffers a near-fatal accident, one which doesn’t look like an accident in any respect.
Because the group spirals uncontrolled, three girls should determine what traces they’re prepared to cross to safe their daughters’ futures…and hold buried the secrets and techniques that threaten to destroy excess of simply school desires.