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Coercion - Sex Trafficking Drama Ordered to Pilot by Showtime

Showtime has given a pilot order to Coercion, a drama written and to be directed by Susannah Grant (Unbelievable, Erin Brockovich). Sydney Chandler (Don’t Worry Darling, Pistol) has been cast as the lead in the project, inspired by the life of Rebecca Bender, a national leader on and survivor of sex trafficking.

“Coercion is based on Rebecca Bender’s personal story of entrapment in the world of sex trafficking, her escape and her stunning emergence as a relentless force against that world,” said Amy Israel, EVP, Scripted Programming, Showtime Networks. “We’re excited to be working with Susannah, whose work as a writer and director is always sharply observed and moving. And Sydney Chandler promises to captivate audiences as she takes on this challenging role.”

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