Final August, long-time ABC showrunner and producer Shonda Rhimes—the genius behind Gray’s Anatomy and Scandal—shocked her followers and the business when she introduced she was leaving the cable juggernaut behind to create a slew of latest reveals for Netflix. Eight reveals, to be exact—and now we all know the main points behind every. On Friday, Rhimes, who signed a $300 million cope with the streaming powerhouse, lastly revealed the titles and some particulars of the reveals she’s engaged on to the New York Instances—and it feels like these new tasks can be fairly totally different from what we’ve seen from her up to now.
“Everyone thinks that there’s a ‘Shondaland present,’” Rhimes instructed the Instances about simply how totally different these new reveals is perhaps. “No. There’s a Shondaland present that we made for ABC. Now I can’t wait to point out all people what a Shondaland present is that we make for the world.”
One of many reveals that is perhaps on the sudden aspect for Shondaland was revealed again in June, when information broke that Shondaland and Netflix had acquired the rights to New York Journal’s viral story of ultra-scammer Anna Delvey and can be adapting it right into a tv present.
“I knew precisely what the present was, which is a really clear indicator,” Ms. Rhimes instructed the New York Instances after studying the Delvey story whereas on trip in Arizona. She mentioned she beginning writing it “virtually instantly.”
Beneath, a listing of Rhimes’ seven different forthcoming tasks—and every part we learn about them up to now.
An untitled Bridgerton undertaking:
This collection is impressed by writer Julia Quinn’s collections of eight fiction novels set between 1813 and 1825. Every novel is from the angle of one of many Bridgerton kids that make up the highly effective British household.
The Heat of Different Suns:
This collection is predicated on the 2010 Pulitzer Prize nonfiction winner, The Heat of Different Suns by Isabel Wilkerson. The New York Instances bestseller tells the story of three younger Individuals migrating from the South to the North throughout what’s now often called the USA’ Nice Migration.
Pico & Sepulveda:
A collection set in Mexican California firstly of the Gold Rush within the 1840s.
Netflix and Shondaland have acquired the rights to Ellen Pao’s highly effective memoir of the identical identify that recounts her time working within the boys membership of Silicon Valley and the office discrimination lawsuit that in the end ensued.
This collection can be primarily based on The Residence, a nonfiction e-book in regards to the goings-on contained in the White Home from the angle of employees like maids, butlers, cooks, florists, and doormen. One other Shondaland present set contained in the White Home? Rely me in.
Shondaland’s first-ever comedy to get greenlight follows a gaggle of teenage women trapped on the finish of the world—throughout sleep-away camp.
Scorching Chocolate Nutcracker:
A documentary about Debbie Allen Dance Academy’s tackle the world-famous Nutcracker ballet.
There’s nonetheless no phrase on when these new Shondaland reveals can be out there to stream on Netflix, however we’ll make sure you hold you posted.