While Justice Sleeps TV Series: What We Know

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While Justice Sleeps by Stacy Abrams has a TV series adaptation in development. For all the details about a possible jump to the small screen for this book, here’s what we know about the While Justice Sleeps TV series:

What’s it about? What’s the plot?

While Justice Sleeps is a fictional political thriller by politician and writer Stacey Abrams. Abrams is a former Democratic congresswoman representing Georgia and former gubernatorial candidate. She has also written other novels under the pen name of Selena Montgomery.

While Justice Sleeps follows Avery Keene, a brilliant young law clerk for the legendary Justice Howard Wynn. When the shocking news breaks that Wynn has slipped into a coma, Avery’s life turns upside down. She is immediately notified that Wynn has left instructions for her to serve as his legal guardian and power of attorney.

Plunged into an explosive role she never anticipated, Avery finds that Justice Wynn had been secretly researching one of the most controversial cases before the court–a proposed merger between an American biotech company and an Indian genetics firm, which promises to unleash breathtaking results in the medical field. She also discovers that Wynn suspected a dangerously related conspiracy that infiltrates the highest power corridors of Washington.

While Justice Sleeps was published in May 2021.

What format will it be? Will the While Justice Sleeps adaptation be a Movie or a Series?

It’s planned as a limited series.

Who’s behind it?

Working Title Television has acquired the television rights for the novel and is developing the series. Author Stacey Abrams will serve as an executive producer.

From Abrams: “I created While Justice Sleeps to unravel a political mystery about power and secrets through the eyes of a protagonist dealing with her own demons. I am excited about the book’s release today, and I look forward to working with Working Title Television and Universal Studio Group to bring the intriguing world of Avery Keene to television.”

What’s the status of the While Justice Sleeps 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?

Currently unknown.

Is there a trailer or teaser available?

Not yet! Stay tuned.

While Justice Sleeps TV Series Development Timeline

May 11, 2021 While Justice Sleeps (novel) is released.

May 11, 2021 Stacey Abrams’ Novel ‘While Justice Sleeps’ Set For TV Adaptation From Working Title

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