Firefly Lane: Netflix orders Maggie Friedman’s drama series adaptation
Based on the bestselling novel by Kristin Hannah, Netflix has ordered 10 episodes of Firefly Lane from Maggie Friedman (No Tomorrow), Deadline has confirmed.
The drama series centers on Kate and Tully who meet as young girls and become inseparable best friends throughout thirty years of ups and downs, successes and failures, depression and disappointments. When an unthinkable betrayal breaks them apart, the two women go their separate ways and it’s unclear whether they will ever be able to reconcile.
Firefly Lane will be written and executive produced by Friedman, who is also serving as showrunner. Stephanie Germain will also executive produce alongside co-executive producer Hannah, who is also the author of international blockbusters including The Nightingale and The Great Alone. TriStar Pictures are currently producing both feature adaptations, with Michelle MacLaren helming The Nightingale war drama from an adapted screenplay by Ann Peacock.
Friedman’s other projects include the drama series Maybe You Should Talk to Someone, based on writer and therapist Lori Gottlieb’s upcoming memoir. Eva Longoria and 20th Century Fox TV are producing. Her credits also include Eastwick, Witches of East End, No Tomorrow, Related, and Jack & Bobby.
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