“Maame” hits U.S. bookstores in the present day and writer Jessica George is celebrating the discharge of her debut novel by making a splash in one other medium. Deadline stories Jenna Bush Hager’s Thousand Voices and Common Worldwide Studios are growing the guide right into a TV collection. George is onboard to write down the small display screen adaptation with “What I Know About Love” author Yemi Oyefuwa.
“The novel facilities on Maddie, whose life in London includes being main caretaker for her father, who has superior stage Parkinson’s, and coping with her nightmare boss. When her mum returns from her newest journey to Ghana, the self-acknowledged late bloomer leaps on the probability to get out of the household house and begin residing,” the supply summarizes.
“Once I first learn ‘Maame,’ Jessica’s voice leapt off the web page,” mentioned Bush Hager “Maddie is a personality so singular and distinctive.”
Different guide variations on our radar embody “With out Blood,” a narrative of revenge and therapeutic, and the “The Water Dancer,” a portrait of a person born into bondage and gifted with a mysterious energy. Angelina Jolie is directing the previous and Nia DaCosta the latter.