Noticed: one other celebrity-centric collection heading straight to HBO Max. Final yr’s Gossip Lady revival apparently wasn’t sufficient for the streamer, which is now seeking to Instagram’s very personal nameless scandal spreader for one more juicy drama. Per Deadline, HBO Max has given a script-to-series order to Anon Pls, which will probably be primarily based on DeuxMoi’s debut novel of the identical identify, hitting cabinets this November.
Promising a little bit of The Satan Wears Prada with a splash of Gossip Lady, Anon Pls follows Cricket Lopez (a pretend identify, for positive) as she revamps her IG account into the movie star gossip weblog we all know and love at present. As an assistant to probably the most infamous celeb stylists, Cricket is aware of all the within scoops—which she cleverly leverages for social media recognition (and possibly even a date or two).
Billed as “curators of popular culture,” the DeuxMoi account took off as of us had been remoted at house throughout the early days of the pandemic. By late 2020, it had risen to 1.5 million followers and spawned a number of nameless interviews with its elusive founder (who has but to publicly reveal their id) in publications like The New York Occasions, Vainness Honest, and The Lower.
Whereas utterly unofficial, the gossip account has been used to announce celeb relationships, casting bulletins, and sightings round fashionable hotspots in New York, Los Angeles, and just about in all places else. For instance: Final week, DeuxMoi caught wind of Harry Kinds’ 10-night residency at Madison Sq. Backyard, asserting the reveals earlier than Kinds might even attain his Twitter account.
Anon Pls has tapped WBTV’s Berlanti Productions to develop the drama collection, with Greg Berlanti and Sarah Schechter boarding the undertaking as govt producers. At present, Berlanti Productions has the upcoming comedic collection The Ladies on the Bus, an adaptation of Chasing Hillary, on deck, with a handful of DC-themed tasks additionally on the way in which. Fairly the eclectic assortment of titles!
No casting or additional plot particulars have been introduced right now, however we’ll depart it to DeuxMoi to interrupt the information when the time comes.