Kerry Washington To Adapt The Mothers As A Film

The Scandal star will serve as a producer on the project.

March 09, 2017
Kerry Washington To Adapt <i>The Mothers</i> As A Film Alberto E. Rodriguez / Getty Images

The Hollywood Reporter reported today that Kerry Washington will be producing the adaptation of Brit Bennett's debut novel, The Mothers, for Warner Bros. The novel was released in October and quickly became a New York Times bestseller. Bennett will also be writing the screenplay for the project.

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The Mothers tells the story of a teenager, Nadia, in a black Christian enclave in southern California and a secret of hers that affects the community for years.


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