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The true story of Anita Hemmings, a light-skinned black woman who passes for white in order to attend Vassar at the turn of the century.
Something in the Water is about a woman whose life is on the upswing, marriage, a successful career, and then she’s thrown a curveball. One that will challenge not only her priorities but her ethics.
When Eleanor meets Raymond, the bumbling and deeply unhygienic IT guy from her office, and Sammy, the elderly man she and Raymond save from a fall, her carefully constructed life of isolation changes forever.
A seventh grader enters a silent world of imagination after losing her best friend.
The true story of a unique little bird that saves a family.
Things take a dark turn for a group of moms whose perfect lives begin to unravel.
Reese Witherspoon, under her Pacific Standard banner, and Spotlight producer Anonymous Content are developing a television adaptation of First Women by Kate Andersen Brower. House of Cards’ First Lady Robin Wright is set to direct and executive produce the project.
Pacific Standard co-founders Reese Witherspoon and Bruna Papandrea are parting ways, ending a five-year partnership which resulted in Oscar-nominated hits Gone Girl and Wild.
Actors Reese Witherspoon and Nicole Kidman are teaming up with their production companies, Pacific Standard and Blossom Films, respectively, to develop Truly Madly Guilty. They have optioned the film rights for the novel by Australian author Liane Moriarty.
Takes place over a weekend between six adults and three children and explores the most fundamental relationships — marriage, sex, parenthood and friendship — and how too often we don’t appreciate how extraordinary our ordinary lives are until it’s too late.
The life of a separated mother of two takes a turn for the unexpected when she takes in three young charismatic guys.
ABC has eleven dramas in contention, with another one already picked up to series. That’s a lot. Get the complete breakdown in our ABC Drama pilots preview.
The origin story of the world’s most famous doll and the woman who created her.
A crime writer wakes up in a hospital forty-eight hours after spending a weekend in an eerie glass house for her distant friend’s bachelor party, stricken with amnesia but armed with the bitter knowledge that someone is dead.
The Tracking Board exclusively reported on the hot novel last month, when several studios were making offers. We now can confirm that New Line won out, with Reese Witherspoon and Bruna Papandrea coming on to produce under their Pacific Standard banner.
Kept under wraps, but described as a dark thriller with supernatural elements.
Reese Witherspoon and Bruna Papandrea have signed a two-year overall deal with ABC Studios to develop and produce exclusively broadcast television series under their Pacific Standard banner. Witherspoon and Papandrea will bring in a dedicated TV executive to work with Pacific Standard’s creative executive Jeanne Snow.
A young girl slowly discovers that she was drugged by her parents to induce amnesia so that she would forget her brutal attack and rape. As she slowly uncovers the truth, the identity of the assailant and secrets from the investigation emerge.
New Line optioned the acclaimed memoir in September, with Toby Emmerich, Andrea Johnston, and Richard Brener overseeing. Witherspoon’s Standard is now in the fold, working to lock a scribe to adapt the inspirational story.
A comic take on the life of one woman juggling motherhood with a career on Wall Street, set against the backdrop of the impending financial crisis of 2008.
The novel, which will be published by Simon & Schuster later this year, is a comic take on the life of a woman juggling motherhood with a career on Wall Street.