Hey #SRBookClub! Remember our last month's book club pick: 'Today Will Be Different' by Maria Semple? Well, we have big news for ya.
Yahoo just reported that Julia Roberts is set to star in a limited series based on the book! Roberts as Eleanor Flood; the mess, the legend? Yes please.
What's more - Semple herself will be writing the script for the TV adaption of her book so we know it's going to be true to form.
“I’m giddy that Eleanor Flood will be brought to life by Julia Roberts and am elated to collaborate with Megan Ellison, Sue Naegle, and the team at Annapurna on this endeavor. This will be a fun ride!” Semple said in a statement to Variety.
Annapurna Pictures is producing the series, and Roberts herself will also be executive producing with her Red Oms Films production company. We don't have word on which network will pick it up yet, but again - this is just the very early stages.
Veeerrrrrry interesting indeed - because when we spoke with Semple several weeks ago, we point blank asked her if she'd ever see herself going back to TV. She said no, then yes; if it was the right opportunity.
We'd definitely agree that mega-star Julia Roberts offering to be your lead is a great opportunity!