Peacock has ordered an eight-episode adaptation of “One of Us is Mendacity,” the streamer introduced Wednesday.
The brand new collection, which is predicated on the best-selling younger grownup novel of the identical title by Karen M. McManus, might be run by “Elite” co-creator Darío Madrona and star Marianly Tejada, Cooper van Grootel, Annalisa Cochrane, Chibuikem Uche, Barrett Carnahan, Jessica McLeod and Melissa Collazo.
The story facilities on a thriller of what occurred when 5 highschool college students to stroll into detention collectively however solely 4 make it out alive. Everybody turns into a suspect, and of course everybody has secrets and techniques they’re hiding.
“One of Us Is Mendacity” comes from UCP, a division of Common Studio Group.
The pilot episode was already produced, with Erica Saleh serving as author on that episode and Jennifer Morrison serving as director and producer. John Sacchi and Matt Groesch of 5 Extra Minutes Productions helped develop the pilot and can function government producers on the collection. Saleh may also government produce the collection.
Madrona is represented by CAA and Jackoway Austen et al. Saleh is represented by ICM, Writ Massive, and legal professional Jared Levine.
This new collection order comes because the streamer’s highly-anticipated revival of younger grownup collection “Saved by the Bell” resumes manufacturing and simply days after saying orders for “MacGruber,” starring Will Forte, and “Girls5eva” from Tina Fey and Robert Carlock and starring Sara Bareilles. The streamer can be identified for its dramatic adaptation of “Courageous New World,” which launched with the service earlier this summer time, in addition to for animated children’ content material “Curious George” and “The place’s Waldo?” and being the brand new house of comedy “AP Bio” and one-off movie continuations of “Psych.”