“Scandal” actress Kerry Washington is attached to star in a film adaptation of Aimee Molloy’s novel “The Perfect Mother” for TriStar and Simpson Street.
The story revolves around a Brooklyn group of moms who meet up to socialize and relish a couple hours away from their babies. One evening takes a tragic turn when the single mother of the group learns that her six-week-old son has been abducted from his crib.
Over the course of two weeks, three new moms go to increasingly desperate lengths to find the child alive. In the process, damaging secrets are revealed, marriages are tested, and friendships are created and destroyed. Amy Pascal will produce.