The Maidens by Alex Michaelides has a television series adaptation in development. For all the details about a potential jump to the small screen for this book, here’s what we know about a potential The Maidens TV Series:
What’s it about? What’s the plot?
The Maidens “is centered around Mariana Andros who is a brilliant but troubled group therapist who becomes fixated on a secret society called “The Maidens,” when one of the members, a friend of Mariana’s niece Zoe, is found murdered at Cambridge.
Mariana becomes convinced that, despite his alibi, a Classics professor named Edward Fosca is guilty of the murder. Her determination to prove him guilty will send her life spiraling out of control, to destroy her career, her relationships- even if it costs her life.”
The Maidens by Alex Michaelides is set to be published in June 2021.
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What format will it be? Will The Maidens adaptation be a Movie or a Series?
It’s planned as a limited series.
Who’s behind it?
Stone Village Television acquired the rights to The Maidens in advance of the book’s publication.
From Scott Steindroff from Stone Village: “This is the kind of story I’ve been wanting to help tell my whole career. It has everything I love: a layered and heroic lead woman, academia, Greek Islands, classics, complex psychology, and an unpredictable mystery. The characters and world are all here for endless, entertaining storytelling.”
What’s the status of The Maidens adaptation?
The adaptation is currently early 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?
Is there a trailer or teaser available?
Not yet! Stay tuned.
The Maidens TV Series Development Timeline
February 1, 2021 Stone Village Television Acquires Rights To Alex Michaelides’ The Maidens’ For TV Series Development
June 15, 2021x The Maidens (novel) is released.