Warner Bros. has optioned Brit Bennett’s debut novel The Mothers for Kerry Washington to produce under her Simpson Street banner along with Natalie Krinsky, the studio announced Thursday.
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In early December, we’re releasing the 2016 Hit List, our compilation of the best year’s best spec scripts as voted on by industry professionals. In preparation for its release, we’re taking a look back at the 2011 Hit List writers — where they’ve been, and where they are now.
Universal has emerged victorious, picking up Gone Girl author Gillian Flynn’s short story The Grownup. The studio beat out fellow bidders TriStar and Paramount.
Logline: Centers on the creation of the U.S. Army Special Operations Command pilot program that allowed elite women soldiers on the battlefield with Green Berets and Army Rangers in Afghanistan in 2010. Dubbed CST-2, the unit was made up of a hand-picked group of women from the Army, hat included first Lieutenant Ashley White, who would become the first CST member killed in action.