Ellen Pompeo to Star in Untitled Orphan Limited Series at Hulu

Ellen Pompeo is about to star in a restricted collection impressed by actual occasions that has been ordered at Hulu, Selection has discovered.

Within the untitled present, a Midwestern couple adopts what they consider is an 8-year-old lady with a uncommon type of dwarfism. However as they start to boost her alongside their three organic kids, they slowly begin to consider she will not be who she says she is. As they query her story, they’re confronted with laborious questions of their very own concerning the lengths they’re prepared to go to defend themselves, falling right into a battle that’s fought within the tabloids, the courtroom, and finally their marriage.

Hulu has given the collection an eight-episode order. Katie Robbins (“The Affair,” “The Final Tycoon”) is writing and govt producing, with Pompeo set to govt produce beneath her Calamity Jane manufacturing banner. Erin Levy (“Mad Males,” “Counterpart”) will function showrunner and govt producer. Laura Holstein of Calamity Jane may even govt produce together with Mike Epps, Dan Spilo, Niles Kirchner, and Andrew Stearn. ABC Signature is the studio, with Calamity Jane presently beneath an general deal there.

Pompeo is greatest recognized for her starring position within the hit ABC medical drama “Gray’s Anatomy,” on which she has starred since 2005. She has ranked as one of many highest-paid actresses on the planet since 2017 as a result of her time on the present. She has additionally appeared as her character, Dr. Meredith Gray, within the spinoffs “Station 19.” The Hulu collection marks one of many few roles Pompeo has taken exterior of “Gray’s” for the reason that present debuted. Her previous TV credit embrace “Mates,” “Regulation & Order,” and “Strangers With Sweet,” whereas her function credit embrace “Daredevil,” “Catch Me If You Can,” “Previous College,” and “Everlasting Sunshine of the Spotless Thoughts.”

Pompeo is repped by CAA, John Carrabino Administration, The Lede Firm and Hansen Jacobson. Robbins is repped by UTA, Aaron Kogan Administration and lawyer Jonathan Shikora. Levy is repped by WME.

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