Jessica Chastain’s Freckle Films To Adapt Jessamine Chan’s ‘The School For Good Mothers’ As Series With Jude Weng & Endeavor Content

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understand that the deadline ava And a wedding scene Star, through his production company Jhye Films, has optioned the TV rights to Jessamine Chan’s debut novel. It is understood to have outclassed many rivals for rights.

Will work in association with Freckle Films hunt the director Jude Vengo And effort material To adapt the project for the small screen.

school for good moms, which is published in America this week via Simon & Schuster, sees a young mother in a government reform program find a lapse in judgment where custody of her child hangs in the balance.

dystopian drama, which has been compared to maid story, Frida follows Liu, who leaves her daughter alone for a few hours, forcing government officials to determine if she’s a candidate for a Big Brother-like organization dedicated to a mother’s devotion. Measures success or failure.

Wenge is connected to the direct. The Taiwanese-born American director and writer has directed more than 50 episodes of television, including Fresh Off The Boat, Blackish, The Good Place And young sheldon, his first feature hunt Released last year via Netflix, she was the first Asian-American woman to direct a half-hour broadcast network pilot she directs, co-writes and executes nbc pilot remaining daughters and has been linked to two HBO projects, one with Amy Anybe (unsafe) and Reese Witherspoon’s Hello Sunshine, another with Ken Cheng and Viola Davis’s Juvi Productions.

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school for good moms Chan’s first novel. Her short stories have appeared in Tin House and Epoch and she was previously a review editor for Publishers Weekly.

The pair will produce the scripted series with Chastain and his Freckle Films partner, Kelly Carmichael.

It comes in the form of an action spy thriller from Freckle Films 355, Based on an original idea by Joe Chastain and stars Chastain alongside Penelope Cruz, Fan Bing Bing, Diane Kruger and Lupita Nyong’o, is released on January 7. The New York-based production company was also behind. Tammy Faye eyes, starring Chastain and Andrew Garfield as Tammy Faye Baker and Jim Baker, and is currently in production with a limited series George and Tammy, Chastain starred as Tammy Wynette alongside Michael Shannon for Paramount Network and Spectrum Originals.

Endeavor Content, which recently saw South Korea’s CJ ENM acquire 80% of its scripted business, is the studio. The company behind such series See And to be honest Apple TV+ and Hulu’s . Feather nine perfect strangers as well as upcoming life and betho for Hulu and Tokyo Vice For HBO Max.

Chan is reprized by CAA and Meredith Kaffel Simonoff at DeFiore & Co. Freckle Films has been repealed by CAA. Weng is fired by the CAA and attorney Tara Cole.