Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Netflix Orders 10 Episodes of Drama 'Tiny Pretty Things' Starring Lauren Holly

Netflix has today given a series order to the original drama series Tiny Pretty Things starring Lauren Holly (Designated Survivor). Production has begin on the 10-episode first season in Toronto for a 2020 premiere.

Based on the novel by Sona Charaipotra and Dhonielle Clayton, the drama is set in the world of an elite ballet academy and charts the rise and fall of young adults who live far from their homes, each standing on the verge of greatness or ruin. As Chicago's only elite dance school, the Archer School of Ballet serves as the company school for the city's renowned professional company: City Works Ballet. The Archer School is an oasis for an array of dancers: rich and poor, from north and south, and a range of backgrounds. Yet they all share a rare talent and passion for dance, a loyal sense of community... and when it comes to their dreams, no Plan B.

In addition to Holly, the drama will star Kylie Jefferson, Casimere Jollette, Daniela Norman, Brennan Clost, Michael Hsu Rosen, Damon J. Gillespie, Bayardo De Murguia, Barton Cowperthwaite, Tory Trowbridge and Jess Salgueiro.

Michael MacLennan developed the drama and will serve as showrunner. He will also executive produce with Kiliaen Van Rensselaer, Jordanna Fraiberg, Deborah Henderson, Gabrielle Neimand, Carrie Mudd and director Gary Fleder. Insurrection Media, Mojo Films and Peacock Alley will produce.