Phoebe Waller-Bridge To Adapt Dark Comedy Novel Sign Here For Prime Video
Prime Video will remain in the Phoebe Waller-Bridge business.
The streaming home for Waller-Bridge’s Emmy-winning series, “Fleabag,” is eyeing a new series from her and novelist Claudia Lux based on Lux’s debut novel, “Sign Here.”According to The Hollywood Reporter, Waller-Bridge has renewed her three-year deal with Amazon, which was set to expire this September.
As part of the renewal, she and Lux are developing a TV adaptation of “Sign Here,” which the book’s publisher, Penguin Random House, describes as a “darkly humorous, utterly gripping debut novel about a guy who works in Hell (literally).” The protagonist, Peyote Trip, works “in the deals department on the fifth floor of Hell,” where “the only drink on offer is Jägermeister.” Though it might sound like a double entendre of the kind Fleabag might make, this feels like something that would be right up Waller-Bridge’s alley.In March last year, we
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