Starz to Develop ‘Kin’ Series With Reese Witherspoon’s Hello Sunshine

Variety | 2/21/2019 | Will Thorne
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Reese Witherspoon’s Hello Sunshine banner has inked a deal with Starz to develop “Kin,” Variety has learned.

The multi-generational family drama comes from “Queen Sugar” and “Constantine” writer Davita Scarlett, who developed the project with Chester Jones III. Witherspoon and Hello Sunshine film and TV head Lauren Neustadter are on board as executive producers alongside Scarlett.

Opportunity - Partnership - Davita - Scarlett - Witherspoon

“The opportunity to work in partnership with Davita Scarlett as well as Reese Witherspoon and Hello Sunshine on this series is serendipitous,” Starz president of programming Carmi Zlotnik said in a statement. “Hello Sunshine puts women at the forefront of the stories they are telling, and that fits perfectly into Starz’s overall programming strategy to offer compelling content that appeals to female audiences.”

Witherspoon described Scarlett’s script as “utterly original, complex, and incredibly nuanced.”

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