NBC Developing Romantic Drama With a Twist From ‘Good Girls’ EPs Bill Krebs & Jenna Bans

Krebs joined Bans' Good Girls after the pilot as a co-executive producer and was upped to executive producer in Season 2. NBC's suburban moms series, from Uni TV, was recently renewed for a third season.
Written by Krebs, in the untitled drama project, after her marriage is shattered by a random act of violence, a suburban middle-aged wife has an encounter with a younger man, setting off a romantic, twisted chain of events that challenge everything she thought she knew about her perfect life and what really happened to her husband
Krebs, who will serve as showrunner, executive produces with Bans. This marks Bans' first sale of a project she is not creating;/writing as she is expanding her Universal TV-based Minnesota Logging Company.
His series credits also include Red Band Society and Franklin & Bash. Krebs worked as supervising producer on Bans' previous series, ABC's The Family. ” />
Universal Television, where Bans is under an overall deal, is the studio. In one of NBC's first drama buys for the 2019-20 development season, the network has put in development an hourlong project from Good Girls creator, executive producer and showrunner Jenna Bans and the series' writer-executive producer Bill Krebs.

Tina Gordon To Direct Universal Musical Comedy ‘Praise This’

The musical comedy will be produced by Will Packer and James Lopez under Packer’s eponymous production company, Will Packer Productions, and Story and Sharla Sumpter Bridgett under The Story Company.
"She is a great leader and will bring tremendous energy to this project. “It is a pleasure to be teaming up with Tina once again," said Lopez. Tim, Sharla, Will and I look forward to the collaboration."
The film is slated for release on September 25, 2020. Director Tina Gordon is warming up her vocal cords to helm Universal Pictures' musical comedy Praise This, a music-competition feature set in the world of youth choirs.
Gordon is repped by ICM Partners and Ziffren Brittenham LLP.” />
Senior EVP Production Erik Baiers will oversee the project for Universal.
Known for Drumline and ATL, Gordon recently worked with Universal to direct and rewrite the script for Little, a comedy starring Issa Rae, Regina Hall and Marsai Martin. She also adapted and co-wrote Paramount Players’ What Men Want and, on the TV side, served as a consulting producer for NBC’s Good Girls.
Gordon will rewrite the script for Praise This, which is based on an original idea by Tim Story’s The Story Company. An earlier draft of the script was written by Camilla Blackett (ABC’s Fresh Off the Boat) as well as Jana Savage, Brandon Broussard and Hudson Obayuwana, the writing team collectively known as Murder Ink (Netflix’s #RealityHigh).

‘Good Girls’ Casts Lauren Stamile; Ashleigh LaThrop Joins ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’

But when the manager catches a glimpse of one of them and the loot is far more than they expected, it doesn’t take long for the three best friends to realize the perfect getaway will be harder than they think. Complications alumna Lauren Stamile is set for a recurring role on NBC's drama series Good Girls, from The Family creator Jenna Bans. Stamile was a series regular on USA's Complications. Good Girls follows three suburban moms (Christina Hendricks, Retta, Mae Whitman) who get tired of trying to make ends meet and decide it’s time to stick up for themselves by robbing the local grocery store. Stamile is repped by Mark Schumacher Management. She also recently worked on American Horror Story and recurred on Blindspot and Chicago Fire. Stamile will play Gretchen Zorada, a confident, intelligent and pedigreed defense attorney working on Manny's (Manny Montana) case.
LaThrop will play OfMatthew, described as a devoted Handmaid whose fidelity to Gilead causes friction amongst her peers. Ashleigh LaThrop (Fifty Shades Freed) is set for a recurring role in Season 3 of Hulu's The Handmaid's Tale. MGM serves as the international distributor for the series. She's repped by the Kohner Agency and Velocity Entertainment Partners.” /> LaThrop also will be seen in a recurring role on the sixth season of the CW's The 100 and on Netflix's upcoming series The Kominsky Method. The Handmaid’s Tale comes to Hulu from MGM Television and is created, executive produced and written by Bruce Miller and executive produced by Warren Littlefield, Daniel Wilson, Fran Sears, Ilene Chaiken and Elisabeth Moss. On the film side, she was most recently seen in Fifty Shades Freed for Universal.