Someone call the fire department, because the cast of Little Fires Everywhere is too hot to handle.
According to Deadline, Rosemarie DeWitt of La La Land and Black Mirror joins executive producers and leading ladies Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington for the Hulu adaptation of Celese Ng’s bestselling novel, Little Fires Everywhere.
DeWitt, who starred opposite Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling as Gosling’s character’s sister in La La Land and as Midge Daniels in Mad Men, will play the role of Linda McCullough, Elena’s (Witherspoon) best friend.
Washington will play Mia, a mother who upends the picture-perfect lives of Elena’s family while a custody battle over Linda’s adopted Chinese-American daughter erupts in the small Ohio town. Sounds like Desperate Housewives meets Sharp Objects, aka the combo of our dreams.
Similar to Big Little Lies, the adaptation of Little Fires Everywhere is going to be a limited series (for now…). Witherspoon bought the rights to her book-club pick and will executive produce the series via her Hello Sunshine production company along with Washington, under her company Simpson Street. Liz Tigelaar (Casual) is penning the script and will serve as showrunner.
There’s no release date yet, but we do know production has already begun for the show…meaning our time to finish the novel is already flying by.
Weekend plans: set.