Silicon Valley Tale “Alpha Girls” Sells to Cathy Schulman’s Welle Entertainment

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’s nonfiction book , about the unrecognized female heroes of Silicon Valley, is slated for a screen near you. Following an intense bidding war that saw several major studios chase the project, Cathy Schulman’s secured the film and TV rights, the Tracking Board has confirmed.

Alpha Girls tells the high-stakes story of the powerful, trailblazing women who created and inspired the rise of huge corporations such as Microsoft and Facebook. The project is being described as The Social Network meets Hidden Figures. Currency Books is slated to publish the book in 2019.

It’s no surprise that Schulman would be interested in Alpha Girls, given that she serves as the head of Women in in addition to her role as the president/CEO of . The veteran executive has a long history of championing compelling female-led projects.

Guthrie is represented by , and the deal was first reported by Deadline.

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