MGM TV has optioned Wednesday Martin’s bestselling memoir Primates of Park Avenue to create as a TV series with Emmy-nominated author Yahlin Chang (The Handmaid’s Tale) set to pen the series adaptation. Former MGM film supervisor Jonathan Glickman will executive produce through his Glickmania Productions, alongside Martin.
Published by Simon and Schuster in 2015, Martin’s book has started discussions crossing geopolitical lines from the U.S. to mainland China. Converted into in excess of a dozen languages, the book analyzes the competitive, advantaged universe of motherhood on the Upper East Side of New York. Be that as it may, the pop culture meets anthropological investigation of riches, parenting, gender inequality and female sexuality went past its neighborhood boundaries, striking nerves and launching global media coverage with its themes of excess, wealth and maternal anxiety in a pre-pandemic world.
Martin likewise is the creator of Stepmonster: A New Look at Why Real Stepmothers Think, Feel and Act the Way We Do, a memoir about her experience as a stepmother. She additionally composed for The New York Times, The Atlantic, Psychology Today, The Huffington Post, Harper’s Bazaar and The Daily Telegraph.
Chang, who is under a deal with MGM TV, serves as an executive producer on Hulu’s Emmy-winning flagship drama series The Handmaid’s Tale, which is entering its fifth season. She was most recently nominated for a 2021 Primetime Emmy for Outstanding Writing for a Drama for the series. She likewise has partaken in two past Outstanding Drama Series noms for The Handmaid’s Tale in 2020 and 2018. Chang previously served as a co-executive producer on the first season of Supergirl, as well as Shades of Blue and Betrayal, among different credits.