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Netflix Orders Comedy ‘#Girlboss’

Series is Based on the Best-Selling Book with Sophia Amoruso

Netflix will go straight to series on a comedy based on Sophia Amoruso’s best-selling book “#Girlboss,” The series from Kay Cannon (“Pitch Perfect”) and Charlize Theron’s Denver and Delilah production banner will focus on Sophia’s rise from dumpster-diving and selling vintage clothes on eBay to building a fashion empire and becoming a multi-millionaire all by the age of 27. Cannon, who will serve as showrunner, will executive produce with Theron, Beth Kono, Laverne McKinnon and Amoruso.

Netflix is also in conversations with Cannon and Theron’s production company on a crime drama called “Mind Hunter” with David Fincher.

Written by Marc Berman

Marc Berman

Marc Berman has been writing professionally since 1999 and is the author of the “Mr. Television” for Campaign US (www.campaignlive.com). Most recently, Berman was the creator and Editor-in-Chief of website and newsletter TV Media Insights for Cross MediaWorks. From 1999-2011, he was the Senior Editor for Mediaweek and has also written for The New York Daily News, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter and Emmy Magazine, among others. Berman has also appeared on “Entertainment Tonight,” “Extra,” “Access Hollywood,” “Inside Edition,” “The CBS Evening News,” E!, CNN, CNBC, Fox News and MSNBC.

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