Tracy Oliver has yet one more sequence within the works. The “Ladies Journey” scribe’s “First Wives Membership” reboot has been renewed for a second season on BET+ and he or she’s already obtained a straight-to-series order from Amazon for an untitled comedy about 4 mates who met as college students at NYU. Now phrase comes that she’s creating a thriller for Amazon Studios, Subject Studios, and PKM Productions. Deadline confirmed the news.
Titled “Savannah,” the sequence is predicated on Sarah Pinborough’s e book “Lifeless to Her.” The story follows “two outsider girls, one Black and one white, who marry right into a moneyed and closed Southern society and the twisted decisions they make to guard their secrets and techniques and survive a judgmental world that desires to tear them down.”
Oliver, who’s beneath first-look take care of Subject, is co-writing “Savannah” alongside Joey Falco (“Charmed”).
The supply notes that Oliver turned “the primary Black girl to put in writing a movie that grossed over $100 million” with 2017’s “Ladies Journey.” Her different writing credit embody “The Solar Is Additionally a Star,” “Little,” and “Barbershop: The Subsequent Minimize.” She co-wrote “Little” with Tina Gordon and “Barbershop: The Subsequent Minimize” with Kenya Barris. In accordance with Deadline, a “Ladies Journey” sequel is within the works “with Oliver having written a therapy for it” and he or she’s additionally “reported to be writing the ‘Clueless’ reboot.”
“Just some years in the past after I was beginning on the market have been so few black girls screenwriters, so I didn’t actually have anyone to succeed in out to,” Oliver told Entertainment Weekly. “I didn’t have this group of ladies to succeed in out to and it was actually onerous and irritating.” She emphasised, “I’m doing the mentoring and the advocating that I want I had.”