Their TV adaptation of Taylor Jenkins Reid's acclaimed novel revolves aroud Monique, "a struggling 20-something journalist who is handpicked by Hugo, an iconic starlet from the Golden Age of Hollywood, to write her final tell-all book," per Deadline. "In success, the drama will be told during dual time periods and follow both women at the precipice of adulthood in their early 20s as they navigate career challenges, racial identity and sexuality and find love. Evelyn's influence pushes Monique to take risks and discover her true self — even as Evelyn evades the long-standing secret that irrevocably binds them together." Chaiken and Beals have been friends since working together on Showtime's The L Word.
TOPICS: Ilene Chaiken, Freeform, The L Word, The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo, Jennifer Beals, Taylor Jenkins Reid, In Development