“The Women on the Bus” are headed to a brand new vacation spot. A press launch introduced that Julie Plec and Amy Chozick’s present — impressed by a chapter of the latter’s 2018 memoir “Chasing Hillary: Ten Years, Two Presidential Campaigns and One Intact Glass Ceiling” — has acquired a straight-to-series order at HBO Max. The venture was beforehand arrange at Netflix and later The CW.
Written and govt produced by Plec and Chozick, “The Women on the Bus” is a “comedic character-driven drama [that] chronicles 4 feminine journalists who observe each transfer of a parade of flawed presidential candidates, whereas discovering friendship, love, and scandal alongside the way in which.” The present hails from Warner Bros. Tv and Berlanti Productions.
Plec created and served as showrunner on “The Vampire Diaries” and its spinoff, “The Originals.” She additionally created and exec produces one other spinoff, “Legacies.” She’s directed episodes of the latter, “The Vampire Diaries,” “Riverdale,” and “Roswell, New Mexico.” She is an EP on the brand new NBC thriller “The Endgame,” premiering February 21, and has “Useless Day,” a sequence that sees lifeless characters coming again to resolve unfinished enterprise, in growth at Peacock.
Chozick serves as writer-at-large at The New York Instances, and was its lead reporter protecting Hillary Clinton’s 2016 marketing campaign. Chozick beforehand labored at The Wall Road Journal and has consulted on “Home of Playing cards.” She can also be engaged on the HBO Max drama pilot “Extra,” which facilities on a household of businesswomen.