Kerry Washington To Produce “The Mothers”

Warner Bros. Pictures has optioned the film rights to Brit Bennett’s debut novel “The Mothers” with “Scandal” star Kerry Washington slated to produce.

The story centers on a big secret that rocks the lives of those in a small black community in a small suburban Southern California town.

The action centers on Nadia, a teen who, while grieving after her mother’s suicide, starts a relationship with the pastor’s son and becomes pregnant by him.

Bennett will write the script while Natalie Krinsky will produce.

Source: THR