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Hulu Developing ‘Malibu Rising’ TV Series

Hulu is developing a television series based on Taylor Jenkins Reid’s recently released novel Malibu Rising.

Little Fires Everywhere creator, showrunner and executive producer Liz Tigelaar will exec produce the series alongside Brad Mendelsohn, Stacey Silverman and Jennifer Gwartz. Amy Talkington, who wrote and produced Little Fires Everywhere, will reteam with Tigelaar to exec produce and write the Malibu Rising adaptation. Jenkins Reid will exec produce.

Disney’s 20th Television is the studio on Malibu Rising, which will also be exec produced by Circle of Confusion (The Walking Dead) and Tigelaar’s company Best Day Ever Productions.

Malibu Rising is a follow-up to Reid’s New York Times best-selling book Daisy Jones & the Six.  It tells the story of Nina, Jay, Hud and Kit Riva, who are the children of the famed rocker Mick Riva. As they throw their annual party to celebrate the end of summer in 1983. Things take a dramatic turn as the family is forced to confront secrets and reckon with their family history.  The book was recently selected as the Pick of the Month for Read With Jenna on the Today show.

Malibu Rising was released by Ballantine Books on June 1st.

Source: The Hollywood Reporter

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