Katherine Heigl roped in for Netflix series Firefly Lane


Maggie Friedman will write, showrun and executive produce the 10-episode series. 0
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Based on the bestseller of the same name from author Kristin Hannah, the series will see Heigl play a magnetic, ambitious and loyal woman named Tully Hart. Original author Hannah is also onboard as a co-executive producer. This is Hannah’s third novel with an adaptation in production. Peter O’Fallon will direct and executive produce the first episode. Her books The Nightingale and The Great Alone are both in production at Sony’s TriStar Pictures. Firefly Lane follows Kate and Tully, who meet as young girls and become inseparable best friends throughout 30 years of ups and downs, successes and failures, depression and disappointments. Advertising

When an unthinkable betrayal breaks them apart the two women go their separate ways, and it is unclear whether they will ever be able to reconcile. The Suits actor is also attached to executive produce, alongside Stephanie Germain and Lee Rose, reported Deadline.