Sarah Michelle Gellar’s coming again to Television set. Well known for her ass-kicking titular part on “Buffy the Vampire Slayer,” Gellar will engage in a character dwelling beneath really diverse circumstances in “Sometimes I Lie,” an adaptation of Alice Feeney’s 2017 novel of the similar identify. In addition to starring, Gellar will exec develop the restricted sequence, which is staying created by Ellen DeGeneres’ A Extremely Great Generation and Warner Bros Tv set. Deadline broke the news.
The display will middle on Amber, “a girl who wakes up in a healthcare facility, unable to move, converse, or open her eyes. She can hear everyone all over her, but they really don’t know she can. Amber doesn’t remember what occurred, but she has a suspicion her partner experienced something to do with it. The timeline alternates amongst her paralyzed present, the 7 days ahead of her incident, and a series of childhood diaries from 20 several years in the past,” the supply summarizes.
Robin Swicord is signed on to pen the adaptation. The Oscar-nominated “Curious Situation of Benjamin Button” screenwriter’s other credits include “The Jane Austen Book Club,” which she also directed, “Memoirs of a Geisha,” and the 1994 Gillian Armstrong-directed version of “Little Women of all ages.” Swicord most a short while ago wrote and directed 2016 Bryan Cranston-starrer “Wakefield.”
Considering the fact that her iconic turn as a teen tasked with conserving the entire world from supernatural beings in “Buffy,” Gellar has long gone on to star in two collection: The CW’s “Ringer” and CBS’ “The Outrageous Types.” “The Grudge,” the “Scooby-Doo” franchise, and “Cruel Intentions” are among the her function credits.