Shonda Rhimes Has Eight Projects In Development For Netflix
Shondaland is ready to take over everyone’s Netflix and chill sessions.
“I wanted the new Shondaland to be a place where we expand the types of stories we tell, where my fellow talented creatives could thrive and make their best work and where we as a team come to the office each day filled with excitement,” Rhimes said in a press release.
So what does Rhimes exactly have in store for viewers? Here’s the eight projects Shondaland is currently working on:
Untitled Shonda Rhimes Project — Rhimes will be executive producing a series surrounding an article from The Cut called “How Anna Delvey Tricked New York’s Party People”
Untitled Bridgerton Project — Based on Julia Quinn’s novels that follow the romantic lives of the Bridgerton family in London’s high society.
The Warmth of Other Suns — Based on Isabel Wilkerson’s book of the same name, the show takes place between 1916 – 1970, a time where African-Americans fled the Jim Crow South in hopes for a better life.
Pico & Sepulveda — Takes place in the 1840s in what used to be the Mexican state of California. The press release says, “the series tracks the end of an idyllic era there as American forces threaten brutality and war at the border to claim this breathtaking land for its own.”
Reset: My Fight for Inclusion and Lasting Change — Based on the memoir of Ellen Pao’s memoir, which included the Silicon Valley lawsuit which aimed to destroy the boys’ club and the pre-empted Time’s Up movement.
The Residence — Based on Kate Andersen Brower’s The Residence: Inside the Private World of the White House, which follows the life of the White House resident staffers and their relationships with First Families.
Sunshine Scouts — An apocalyptic disaster that follows a group of “teenage girls at sleepaway camp who must then summon their moxie and survival skills to weather the fallout and ensure all that remains of humanity abides by the Sunshine Scout Law.”
Hot Chocolate Nutcracker — A documentary about the Debbie Allen Dance Academy’s award-winning re-imagination of the The Nut Cracker.