The Housemaid Movie: What We Know

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Freida McFadden’s The Housemaid has a movie adaptation in the works from Lionsgate. For all the details about the book to movie adaptation of this bestselling novel, here’s what we know about The Housemaid movie:

What’s it about? What’s the plot of The Housemaid ?

The Housemaid by Freida McFadden is a bestselling psychological thriller that has remained at the top of the bestseller charts for well over a year now.

In The Housemaid, Millie is a young and beautiful woman who takes a job as a live-in housekeeper for a wealthy couple, Nina and Andrew Winchester. For Millie, who has a criminal record, a it’s a fantastic job — until it’s not. Things go downhill quickly as Nina Winchester exhibits increasingly bizarre and frustrating behavior. Millie is also offered a room in the house in the attic … that only locks from the outside. In this gripping psychological thriller, Millie soon finds herself wondering what type of people she’s really working for…

See the Full Review and Summary of The Housemaid from The Bibliofile.

Also, see The Housemaid on Amazon.

What format will it be? Will The Housemaid adaptation be a Movie or a Series?

It’s planned as a feature movie.

Who’s behind it?

Hidden Pictures’ producer Todd Lieberman won the film rights to The Housemaid by Freida McFadden in a four-way auction. Lieberman has produced notable films such as “Beauty and the Beast” and “Wonder”.

Lieberman will be producing the film for Lionsgate. Lionsgate has a strategic partnership with the book publisher, Bookouture, and is financing the acquisition of the film rights.

Rebecca Sonnenshine has been tapped to pen the screenplay for the adaptation of The Housemaid into a feature film for Lionsgate. Sonnenshine is a writer and producer who known for her work on The Boys (2019) and The Vampire Diaries (2011). She’s also the creator and showrunner for Netflix’s Archive 81.

From Author Freida McFadden: “I am so grateful to all the readers who helped make The Housemaid a success and I’m incredibly excited to see how the Hidden Pictures team will bring my book to life.”

What’s the status of The Housemaid adaptation?

The adaptation is currently In Development.

Who’s in the cast?

No casting details have been released yet.

See the full cast (when available) on IMDB.

When will it be released?

Currently unknown.

Is there a trailer or teaser available?

Not yet! Stay tuned.

The Housemaid Movie Development Timeline

April 26, 2022 The Housemaid (novel) is released.

July 22, 2022 Film rights to McFadden’s The Housemaid snapped up in four-way auction

April 18, 2023 ‘The Boys’ Alum Rebecca Sonnenshine To Pen Adaptation Of Freida McFadden’s Bestselling Psychological Thriller ‘The Housemaid’ For Lionsgate, Hidden Pictures

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