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Tiny Pretty Things - Netflix Orders Elite Ballet School Drama Based on Novel



Netflix has ordered a TV series based on the YA novel "Tiny Pretty Things" from authors Dhonielle Clayton and Sona Charaipotra, SpoilerTV has learned. Carrie Mudd (Travelers) will produce through her company Peacock Alley Entertainment while Gary Fleder (The Bold Type, Kingdom) will direct.

Here is the synopsis of the novel: Black Swan meets Pretty Little Liars in this soapy, drama-packed novel featuring diverse characters who will do anything to be the prima at their elite ballet school. Gigi, Bette, and June, three top students at an exclusive Manhattan ballet school, have seen their fair share of drama. Free-spirited new girl Gigi just wants to dance—but the very act might kill her. Privileged New Yorker Bette's desire to escape the shadow of her ballet-star sister brings out a dangerous edge in her. And perfectionist June needs to land a lead role this year or her controlling mother will put an end to her dancing dreams forever. When every dancer is both friend and foe, the girls will sacrifice, manipulate, and backstab to be the best of the best.

Per ProdWeek, production will begin early August in Toronto. The novel was released in 2015 while a sequel was released the next year titled "Shiny Broken Pieces".

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