Monday, August 23, 2021

Development News - Showtime Orders Pilot for Drama 'Coercion' from 'Unbelievable's Susannah Grant

Development News - August 23, 2021

Showtime's Coercion.

  • COERCION (Drama) - Starring Sydney Chandler (Pistol, Don't Worry Darling). Written and to be directed by Susannah Grant (Erin Brockovich, Unbelievable). Executive produced by Grant, Rebecca Bender, Gail Lyon, Rosanna Arquette, Paul Lee and Hope Hartman. Produced by Wiip. Logline: Inspired by the life of Rebecca Bender, one of the nation's top experts on sex trafficking and a leading consultant for federal law enforcement on how to spot it, prosecute it and protect the victims in its web. The series will go back to when Bender herself escaped from the world of sex trafficking after six years, reflecting on her struggles to return to a "normal" life, and her emergence as a confident, funny and impassioned advocate for justice.