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CW Developing 'Book Club' Drama With 'Sherlock Holmes' Producer

CW Developing 'Book Club' Drama With 'Sherlock Holmes' ProducerCW Developing 'Book Club' Drama With 'Sherlock Holmes' Producer

The CW is opening up a new chapter in its development.

The network has given script orders to Book Club, a drama about a young New Yorker who starts a book club with her mother, grandmother and friends.

Based on the documentary from Hope Hartman, the drama revolves around Emma, a 23-year-old New Yorker who forms a club with her three unique friends, her career-oriented mother and her eccentric grandmother. The project would follow their adventures, loves, losses and careers as seen through the "book of the week," which serves as a thematic mirror reflective of their lives.

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Dr. Dolittle 3's Nina Colmanwill pen the script and executive produce the Warner Bros. Television effort alongside Sherlock Holmes' Dan Lin and Lin Pictures' head of TV Jennifer Gwartz.

Hartman, a publicist with ABC, penned the independent documentary that followed the lives of eight women bonded by a book club formed 70 years ago.  

Colman is repped by Evolution, while Lin is with WME and UFUSE.

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