Netflix is about to visit Hollywood’s Golden Age.
2017 bestselling novel by author Taylor Jenkins Reid Evelyn Hugo’s Seven Husbands is being developed into a feature film for Netflix, the streamer announced Thursday.
Fire everywhere Creator, presenter and executive producer Liz Tigelaar will write the film, with producers including Liza Chasin for 3Dot Productions and Brad Mendelsohn for Circle of Confusion. Reid and Margaret Chernin will executive produce.
The previous best-selling novel was developed for a series on Freeform with The letter IIlene Chaiken and Jennifer Beals executive produce.
Evelyn Hugo’s Seven Husbands focuses on iconic, reclusive Hollywood star Evelyn Hugo, who has invited anonymous reporter, Monique Grant, to write a book about her that will chronicle her life story and become famous during the Golden Age of Hollywood. Always the subject of tabloids, Evelyn also details her 7 marriages for the first time, revealing the secrets she’s been keeping, who she is behind the scenes, and why she She chose Monique for her final confession.
Evelyn Hugo marks the latest of the Reid library for adaptive treatment. The Hollywood Reporter exclusive disclosure that Reid .’s recent novel Malibu Rising is being developed into a television series for Hulu, with Tigelaar executive producing and Amy Talkington writing the script. Author’s novel A true love will also be made into a movie with Andy Fickman directing and Hamiltonby Phillipa Soo, Shang Chi’s Simu Liu and HolidayLuke Bracey plays the lead role. Meanwhile, her best-selling product Daisy Jones & Six was pre-acquired by Amazon for Hello Sunshine and Reese Witherspoon’s Circle of Confusion for television production, with Riley Keough and Sam Claflin starring.