Reese Witherspoon Sells Divorce Drama to ABC

ABC is looking to Reese Witherspoon for a divorce drama.

The network has picked adult a book for Please Don’t Go, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

Created by Meaghan Oppenheimer (Fear a Walking Dead), a plan follows a personal and veteran life of a cruel divorce profession in Dallas. Raised in a trailer parks of Texas, she has left behind a life of onslaught amid squalor, operative her approach into a dilemma bureau and palace in Dallas’ many prestigious neighborhood. But underneath her facade of togetherness, she’s tormented by self-destructive tendencies and long-hidden family secrets that start to uncover her life.

Oppenheimer will exec furnish a ABC Studios entrance alongside Witherspoon and her studio-based Pacific Standard topper Bruna Papandrea.

Please Don’t Go marks a latest sale this growth deteriorate for Pacific Standard. The association also is readying a romantic poser play from Rob Long for ABC and is among a producers trustworthy to HBO’s Big Little Lies, in that Witherspoon will star.

Oppenheimer (The Remains) is repped by CAA, Management 360 and Morris Yorn. Witherspoon is with CAA, LBI Entertainment and Hansen Jacobson.

Divorce comedies have been one of a bigger trends to emerge this growth season as broadcasters demeanour for a family energetic that isn’t currently on a air. ABC is teaming with intrigue writer Nicholas Sparks and super-producer Shonda Rhimes for dual opposite divorce comedies. HBO, meanwhile, has Sarah Jessica Parker comedy array Divorce coming in 2016.

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