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‘Call Your Daughter Home’ Series Adaptation Based On Book In Works At Netflix

Exclusive: Netflix has acquired Deb Spera’s novel Call Your Daughter Home to develop as a potential series, sources close to the project tell Deadline.

Spera is penning the adaptation for the book, which was published by Park Row Books last June.

Netflix declined comment.

The story is set in 1924 South Carolina and follows three women who have come to a crossroads. The three women seemingly have nothing in common, yet as they unite to stand up to injustices that have long plagued the small town, they find strength in the bond that ties women together. Told in the voices of Gertrude, Retta, and Annie, Call Your Daughter Home is a story about the power of family, community, and ferocity of motherhood.

Prior to launching her One-Two Punch Productions in 2011, Spera was president of Mark Gordon Prods. During her stint at the production company, then based at ABC Studios, Spera

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