Salma Hayek’s Ventanarosa Productions Sets First Project At HBO Max With Series Adaptation of ‘A Boob’s Life’; Cynthia Mort To Serve As Showrunner

EXCLUSIVE: Salma Hayek’s Ventanarosa Productions has come directly to increase Leslie’s Lehr’s e-book A Boob’s Life as a sequence for HBO Max, marking the primary mission they’ll increase below their new first-look care for the corporate. A Boob’s Life is a part hour comedy about Leslie, a girl turning 40 and in disaster, whose existence will get became the other way up when her boobs get started speaking to her, forcing her to have a look at herself in an absolutely other mild. The display blows open the truth of existence in a feminine frame in a tradition this is obsessive about breasts. The sequence shall be based totally off Lehr’s e-book A Boob’s Life: How America’s Obsession Shaped Meand You, which is being launched on March 2 by means of Pegasus Books. Lehr can even function an govt manufacturer.

Hayek will govt produce along Jose Tamez and Siobhan Flynn below their Ventanarosa Productions banner. Melissa Oman and Julie R. Snyder can even govt produce below their Wheeler Girl Productions banner.  Cynthia Mort, who created and produced the HBO sequence Tell Me You Love Me, will write and function showrunner and govt manufacturer for the sequence. Mort were given her get started within the trade as a author on Roseanne and Will and Grace.

“We are so appreciative that HBO Max was once insightful and ambitious sufficient to increase this display with us,” stated Hayek. “In A Boob’s Life, we use breasts as a metaphor for the consistent judgement girls are submitted to, making a collective sensation that it doesn’t matter what we will we are by no means sufficient. In this display, we give the breast a voice that takes us throughout the lifetime of a girl from a singular viewpoint that ceaselessly we don’t dare to peer.”

Ventanarosa Productions was once based by means of Salma Hayek in 1998. The corporate’s highlights come with Frida (gained two Academy Awards), The Maldonado MiracleUgly Betty and Kahlil Gibran’s animated movie The Prophet. Other credit come with the lately introduced Santa Evita at Fox Latin America and Netflix’s Monarca, which lately launched its 2d season.

Ventanarosa is represented by means of CAA, Management 360 and Edelstein, Laird & Sobel. Mort is represented by means of The Law Firm of Rosalind Lichter. Lehr is repped by means of UTA, Leshne Agency and Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz.