Monday, March 12, 2018

Nicole Kidman Reunites with David E. Kelley for HBO Limited Series 'The Undoing'

HBO has given a series order to the limited series The Undoing starring Oscar and Emmy winner Nicole Kidman and written by Emmy winner David E. Kelley - serving as a reunion between the Big Little Lies star and writer.

Based on Jean Hanff Korelitz's book You Should Have Known, the psychological thriller revolves around Grace Sachs (Kidman), who is living the only life she ever wanted for herself. She's a successful therapist on the brink of publishing her first book, has a devoted husband and young son who attends an elite private school in New York City. Weeks before her book is published, a chasm opens in her life: a violent death, a missing husband, and, in the place of a man Grace thought she knew, only a chain of terrible revelations. Left behind in the wake of a spreading and very public disaster - and horrified by the ways in which she has failed to heed her own advice - Grace must dismantle one life and create another for her child and herself.

Kelley is writing the adaptation and will serve as showrunner. He executive produces with Kidman, Bruna Papandrea and Per Saari. David E. Kelley Productions, Blossom Films and Made Up Stories produce.

"We're thrilled to continue our creative relationships with both Nicole and David and can't wait to bring this show to life," said Casey Bloys, President of HBO Programming.

"I loved this book. A character-driven psychological thriller, I'm excited about the adaptation and thrilled to be able to do it with Nicole and HBO," said Kelley.

"David has created another propulsive series with a fascinating, complicated female role at its center. I'm excited and honored to continue collaborating with HBO and David E. Kelley," said Kidman.