Sarah Michelle Gellar Set To Direct Upcoming Hot Pink Young Adult Pilot For Amazon Studios
She is already in the process of preparing three new TV projects and now has another title in development to add to her CV.
Sarah Michelle Gellar will headlining new young adult pilot Hot Pink for Amazon Studios, reports Deadline.
The actress, 43, will star in designer Elisabeth Holm’s project, famous for the 2014 comedy-drama Obvious Child starring Jenny Slate.
New job: Sarah Michelle Gellar will headlining new young adult pilot Hot Pink, from designer Elisabeth Holm of Obvious Child; SGM seen here in 2019
According to the outlet, Hot Pink was “ loosely inspired ” by Elana K. Arnold’s YA novel, What Girls Are Made Of.
The story takes “ the real, knotted, messy, thriving heartbeat of the young woman ” from the perspective of a 16-year-old girl.
What Girls Are Made Of, published in April 2017, was a finalist for the National Book Award.
Production studio: the project will come from Amazon Studios
In addition to this new project, Gellar is committed to portraying the role of Teela in Netflix-Mattel’s new animated series He-Man, Masters of the Universe: Revelation.
The Buffy the Vampire Slayer star is also set to star in the disturbing television miniseries Sometimes I Lie.
According to its IMDb page, the story of the miniseries revolves around a woman who “wakes up in a hospital, unable to move, speak or open her eyes.” She can hear everyone around her, but they don’t know she can.
Source material: Hot Pink was ‘vaguely inspired’ by Elana K. Arnold’s YA novel What Girls Are Made Of, a National Book Award finalist
In addition to this new project: Gellar is committed to portraying the role of Teela in Netflix-Mattel’s new animated series He-Man Masters of the Universe: Revelation; seen in 2019
Finally, Sarah Michelle will also star in the new series Other People’s Houses, which supports social media and diverse families in an affluent suburb of Los Angeles.
The show is based on a book by Abbi Waxman.
All three projects are currently listed as being in pre-production.
Busy Actress: The Buffy the Vampire Slayer star is also set to star in the disturbing upcoming TV miniseries, Sometimes I Lie.