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 landed the hot book in summer 2019 in a significant offering battle with a series responsibility, has given the project a straight-to-series order, with recording set to start in the fall. Three Women is executive produced by Taddeo, showrunner Laura Eason, Kathy Ciric and Emmy Rossum. Louise Friedberg (Y: The Last Man) has signed on to direct the first two episodes, which she will likewise executive produce.
In Three Women, depicted as an intimate, frequenting depiction of American female desire, three women are on an intense training to radically overturn their lives. Lina, a homemaker in suburban Indiana, is 10 years into an unconcerned marriage when she sets out on an issue that rapidly turns into all-burning-through and changes her life. Sloane, an exciting business person in the Northeast, has a serious open marriage with Richard, until two hot new outsiders undermine their optimistic romantic tale. Maggie, an understudy in North Dakota, climates an extraordinary tempest subsequent to blaming her wedded English instructor for an unseemly relationship. Gia (Woodley), an author lamenting the deficiency of her family, convinces every one of these three tremendous “ordinary” ladies to disclose to her their accounts, and her associations with them shift the direction of her life for eternity.
Gia’s storyline echoes Taddeo’s excursion with Three Women, her introduction verifiable book, which recounts the genuine story of three American ladies who experienced private and additionally open reaction for their sexual longings. It required her 10 years to research, report and compose it, with Taddeo regularly moving to the towns of her subjects to accomplish total credibility. 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 denotes the third series standard job for Woodley after her breakout featuring turn in The Secret Life of the American Teenager and her Emmy and SAG Award-selected execution in Big Little Lies. Woodley’s element 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 non mainstream spine chiller 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 coordinated the pilot and second episode of Y: The Last Man for FX on Hulu and the first three episodes of Deliver Us for DR (Danish Broadcasting Company). Friedberg is repped by Paradigm and Ragna Nervik Management.