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Emily The Criminal TV Show in Development, Based on Aubrey Plaza Movie

In keeping with Deadline, Lionsgate Tv has efficiently acquired the rights to the upcoming sequence adaptation of Emily the Prison, based mostly on the 2022 crime thriller film starring Aubrey Plaza.

Regardless that Plaza gained’t be reprising her position within the Emily the Prison sequence, the Parks and Recreation vet will nonetheless be concerned as an government producer on the undertaking through her Evil Hag Productions banner, alongside Drew Sykes, Tyler Davidson and the unique movie’s director John Patton Ford. The latter has additionally been tapped to direct the sequence. In the mean time, the TV adaptation remains to be within the growth part.

What was Emily the Prison about?

“Emily is saddled with pupil debt and locked out of the job market attributable to a minor legal file,” reads the synopsis. “Determined for earnings, she takes a shady gig as a ‘dummy shopper,’ shopping for items with stolen bank cards provided by a good-looking and charismatic intermediary named Youcef. Confronted with a sequence of dead-end job interviews, Emily quickly finds herself seduced by the fast money and illicit thrills of black-market capitalism, and more and more taken with her mentor Youcef. Collectively, they hatch a plan to deliver their enterprise to the following degree in Los Angeles,” reads the movie’s synopsis.

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The movie additionally starred Theo Rossi, Megalyn Echikunwoke, Brandon Sklenar and Gina Gershon. Throughout its theatrical run, it earned constructive critiques from critics with Plaza receiving a Greatest Lead Efficiency nomination on the thirty eighth Unbiased Spirits Awards. Out of 4 Unbiased Spirits Awards nominations, Ford gained Greatest First Screenplay.

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