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Elizabeth Banks and Jessica Biel will star in the adaptation series of the thriller novel BETTER SISTER on Amazon Prime Video

Elizabeth Banks (Pitch perfect, The Hunger Games) AND Jessica Biel (The sinner, Candy) have signed on to star in the series adaptation of the thriller novel Better sister Of Alafair Burke.

The series has been picked up by Amazon Prime Video and is described as a thriller about “Chloe (Biel), who moves through the world with her handsome lawyer husband Adam and teenage son Ethan by her side, while her ex-sister Nicky (Banks) struggles to make ends meet while trying to stay clean.

According to the official description. “When Adam is brutally murdered, the prime suspect sends shockwaves through the family, exposing long-buried secrets.”

The series comes from Olivia Milch AND Queen Corrado, who will serve as showrunners and executive producers. Banks will also executive produce via Brownstone Productions, as will Biel and Michelle Purple under their Iron Ocean Films banner.

Craig Gillespie will direct as well as executive produce alongside Annie Marter through Fortunate Jack Productions. The series is a co-production between Tomorrow Studios (a partner of ITV Studios) and Amazon MGM Studios, with Tomorrow Studios’ Marty Adelstein, Becky Clements and Alissa Bachner serving as executive producers. Burke will consult on the series.

Vernon Sanders, head of television at Amazon MGM Studios, says of the project:

“In addition to being a gripping thriller full of twists and turns, ‘The Better Sister’ is a gripping story about family feuds and forgiveness.

“The brilliant duo of Jessica Biel and Elizabeth Banks will surely bring these characters to life in the most authentic way alongside Olivia, Regina, Craig and the talented team at Tomorrow Studios. The series is in the best hands to bring Alafair Burke’s original IP to life for our global Prime Video customers.”

It seems like a great story for these actresses to tell. We’ll let you know more about the series as it progresses.

via: Variety

by Jessica Fisher
Source: Geek Tyrant

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