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The series adaptation of the novel “Three Women” is nearing revival at Starz. Variety Confirmed by sources. The series was originally set up on Showtime, but the network canceled the show despite filming the entire first season. Negotiations are currently underway, according to a person familiar with the situation.

Starz declined to comment.

Based on Lisa Taddeo’s novel of the same name, Shailene Woodley stars in the series alongside Deonda Wise, Betty Gilpin, Gabrielle Creevy, Blair Underwood, and John Patrick Amidori.

The show’s official logline says it’s “three women on a crash course to turn their lives around. There’s Sylvain (Wise), a glamorous entrepreneur in a committed open marriage until two sexy new Strangers don’t threaten their passionate love story, and Maggie, a North Dakota student who faces a storm after accusing her married English teacher of having an inappropriate relationship.Lena, a housewife in Indiana. (Gilpin), who, after a decade of passionately marrying, begins an affair that soon becomes all-consuming and changes her life. Gia (Woodley) is a A writer grieving the loss of her family, persuades each of these three wonderful ‘ordinary’ women to tell their stories, and her relationships with them change the course of her life forever.

Tadeo adapted his book for the screen and serves as executive producer alongside Laura Eisen, Cathy Serik, and Emmy Rossum. Louise Friedberg directed and executive produced the first two episodes.

“Three Women” was originally commissioned at Showtime in 2019. It was dropped at the network when parent company Paramount announced that the Showtime brand would move under the umbrella of Paramount+. Along with the series being dropped, Showtime also canceled its original series “Let the Right One In” and “American Gigolo” after just one season.

This is the second series in recent months that has been picked up by Starz after being dropped on another network or streaming service. Starz is also set to air a second season of period comedy “Minx” after HBO Max decided not to air the new season despite most of the production being completed.

The Hollywood Reporter first broke the “Three Women” news.

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