Netflix Orders Memoir “Maid” to Series

Another book to screen adaption is coming to Netflix! Netflix recently ordered Maid: Hard Word, Low Pay and a Mother’s Will to Survive, a memoir written by Stephanie Land to series. The novel is described as a female driver dramedy. The writer behind the hit series Orange is the New Black and Shameless, Molly Smith Metzler will serve as writer for this series. She will also serve as executive producer and showrunner. Straight from John Wells Production, John Wells and Erin Jontow will be executive producers, along with with a few others, such as Robbie, Tom Ackerly and Brett Hedbloom.

 

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The series will follow a single mother who becomes a housekeeper to try to make ends meet, as she tries to battle poverty. It will be told entirely through the point of view of the woman, and it is said to be an inspiring exploration of poverty in America.

 

 

According to Wells, Stephanie tells a remarkable human story of a young woman trying to secure a future for her and her infant daughter in the face of overwhelming odds and and governmental assistance programs.

 

Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother's Will to Survive by [Land, Stephanie]

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The novel came out in January of this year and debuted at number three on the New York Times Bestseller List.  Land, was inspired by a 2015 article she wrote for Vox. You can read the article here.

 

 

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