Deadline reported, HBO is currently developing ‘The Doll’ which will star Laura Dern and Issa Rae.
Dern and Rae are also attached as executive producers of the limited series. Rae is set to co-write the series with Laura Kittrell and Amy Anjobi.
You can read the premise of the series below:
Inspired by true events, recounts the aftermath of Christmas Eve riots within two small Arkansas towns in 1983…riots which erupted over, yes,…Cabbage Patch Dolls. The limited series explores class, race, privilege and what it takes to be a “good mother.”