Bruna Papandrea Options Novel ‘How Hard Can It Be?’ by Allison Pearson


Deadline reported, Big Little Lies producer Bruna Papandrea has optioned How Hard Can It Be? by Allison Pearson.

It’s being set up for a TV series under the production company Made Up Stories.

You can read the synopsis of the novel below:

How Hard Can It Be? picks up the story of Kate Reddy as she approaches her 50th birthday. Kate is now a Sandwich Woman dealing with all the challenges of midlife: teenagers sharing pictures of their intimate parts on social media, aging parents taking a second pass at childhood, a marriage gone flat, not to mention menopause and memory loss.
Papandrea, who is currently in production on the second season of Big Little Lies for HBO, will serve as an executive producer for the series with Casey Haver, Jeanne Snow and Steve Hutensky for Made Up Stories.

Published by St. Martin’s Press, the sequel to How Hard Can It Be? is expected to be released on June 5, 2018.