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The Mysterious Benedict Society - TV Series Based on YA Novel in Development at Hulu



Hulu is developing a TV series based on The Mysterious Benedict Society novel series by Trenton Lee Stewart, SpoilerTV has learned. Here's the logline.

"Are you a gifted child looking for special opportunities?" Dozens of children respond to this peculiar ad in the newspaper and are then put through a series of mind-bending tests, which readers take along with them. Only four children--two boys and two girls--succeed. Their challenge: to go on a secret mission that only the most intelligent and inventive children could complete. To accomplish it they will have to go undercover at the Learning Institute for the Very Enlightened, where the only rule is that there are no rules. But what they'll find in the hidden underground tunnels of the school is more than your average school supplies. So, if you're gifted, creative, or happen to know Morse Code, they could probably use your help.

Per ProdWeek, Phil Hay and Matt Manfredi (Destroyer, Ride Along movies) will write the script.



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