Netflix has ordered a 10-episode first season of the new Gypsy TV series. Gypsy is a one-hour psychological thriller from Universal Television, Working Title, and writer Lisa Rubin.
Rubin and Liza Chasin will executive produce. Gypsy is set to premiere in 2017.
Here’s the Netflix press release:
05 January 2016
Netflix Brings Psychological Thriller Gypsy To Members Worldwide
10 One-Hour Episodes will premiere in 2017
Beverly Hills, Calif., January 5, 2016 — Netflix, the world’s leading Internet TV network, has ordered a 10-episode season of the one-hour psychological thriller Gypsy, a new series from Universal Television, Working Title and writer Lisa Rubin.
Gypsy follows the journey of Jean Holloway – a therapist who begins to develop dangerous and intimate relationships with the people in her patients’ lives. Liza Chasin and Lisa Rubin will serve as executive producers, with Rubin also serving as writer. Rubin’s additional upcoming projects include adapting best-selling novel I Was Here by Gayle Forman for New Line and adapting the novel Food Whore for DreamWorks. Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner are also executive producers. The series is set to premiere in 2017.
Netflix is the world’s leading Internet television network with over 69 million members in over 60 countries enjoying more than 100 million hours of TV shows and movies per day, including original series, documentaries and feature films. Members can watch as much as they want, anytime, anywhere, on nearly any Internet-connected screen. Members can play, pause and resume watching, all without commercials or commitments.
About Universal Television
Universal Television is one of the largest and most successful television production companies in the United States. The studio currently produces more than 20 primetime series as well as late night and reality programs for a variety of network, cable, and digital platforms. Acclaimed series produced by Universal Television include Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, The Mindy Project, Master of None, Bates Motel, Chicago Fire, Chicago P.D. and Chicago Med., among numerous others, and all of NBC’s successful late night programs. Universal Television is a division of NBCUniversal, which develops, produces and markets the best entertainment, news and information to a global audience.
About Working Title TV
Working Title TV is the television division of Working Title Films. With more than 60 Academy Award nominations and more than 5 billion dollars in global box office, the company is one of the most prolific and successful production companies in the industry. Working Title is currently represented on the big screen with the critically praised The Danish Girl, starring Golden Globe nominees Eddie Redmayne and Alicia Vikander.
With offices in Los Angeles and London, Working Title TV has enjoyed great success with programming on HBO, NBC, PBS and on the BBC and Sky Television in the UK. The company has two upcoming projects for broadcast; “London Spy”, starring Ben Whishaw, will premiere on January 21st on BBC America and, “You, Me and the Apocalypse”, starring Rob Lowe and Diana Rigg, will premiere on January 28th on NBC. The company recently produced the hit NBC comedy “About a Boy,” based on the Working Title Film of the same name.
The company also enjoyed critical and popular success with the adaptation of Sebastian Faulk’s novel Birdsong, which starred Eddie Redmayne, and which aired on PBS in 2013. Working Title TV is overseen by industry veteran Andrew Stearn and Working Title president Liza Chasin.
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