Amy Adams Sets First-Look Deal at HBO, to Develop ‘Poisonwood Bible’ Limited Series

Variety | 3/12/2019 | Joe Otterson
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Amy Adams and her manager Stacy O’Neil are launching a new production company that has secured a first-look deal at HBO, Variety has learned.

The new company is called Bond Group Entertainment, with Kathleen Clifford set to serve as vice president of TV development for the company. Clifford was previously the director of original programming for Starz and prior to that was at Grady Girl Productions, Legendary Entertainment, and ICM.

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The first project to be developed under the first-look deal will be an adaptation of the Barbara Kingsolver novel “The Poisonwood Bible.” The story follows Orleanna Price, the wife of an evangelical missionary who takes her and their four daughters to the Belgian Congo in the midst of colonial upheaval in 1959. Adams and O’Neil will executive produce, with Anya Epstein and Kingsolver set to write and executive produce.

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