The Girls on the Bus is taking a detour. In keeping with The Hollywood Reporter, Julie Plec and Greg Berlanti’s upcoming drama collection has moved from Netflix to The CW, the place it’s at the moment being redeveloped.
Primarily based on the chapter of the identical title from New York Occasions journalist Amy Chozick’s memoir Chasing Hillary: Ten Years, Two Presidential Campaigns and One Intact Glass Ceiling, the present will monitor 4 feminine journalists as they “comply with each transfer of a parade of flawed presidential candidates, discovering friendship, love, and a scandal that would take down not simply the presidency however our whole democracy alongside the best way.”
Though Chasing Hillary was based mostly on Chozick’s experiences overlaying Hillary Clinton’s presidential bids, The Women on the Bus reportedly received’t be about Clinton or the 2016 presidential election.
The collection originally landed at Netflix in August 2019, following an intense bidding conflict. Nevertheless, The Women on the Bus was apparently dropped when Bela Bajaria took over because the streamer’s Head of International TV from Cindy Holland (who purchased The Women on the Bus). Nameless sources reportedly advised THR that Netflix backed away from the present partly due to its political content material.
Each Plec and Berlanti have a profitable historical past with The CW: Plec co-created The Vampire Diaries, The Originals, and Legacies for the community, whereas Berlanti at the moment produces reveals like Riverdale, Superman and Lois, and DC’s Legends of Tomorrow.
Plec will write the collection with Chozick, who’s serving as an government producer alongside Berlanti, Sarah Schechter, and David Madden.
That is probably the second Hillary Clinton associated collection in improvement on the community: in 2020, it was introduced that an anthology collection based mostly on The Woman’s Hour was being produced by Clinton and Amblin Tv for The CW, although there was no additional news concerning the challenge since then.
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