Rebecca Serle’s FAMOUS IN LOVE is set for a small screen adaptation with teen star Bella Thorne.
Another young adult television series is in the works from ABC family! FAMOUS IN LOVE, based on the book by Rebecca Serle, tells the story of Paige Townsen, a shy aspiring actress plucked out of obscurity to star in a major romantic teen franchise ala TWILIGHT. Along the way, Paige discovers the complexities of fame and finds herself uncomfortably balancing between her attractive rival co-stars, Rainer Devon and Jordan Wilder.
Deadline reports that Bella Thorne will play Paige in the series set to air on ABC Family. The show is not Thorne’s first interaction with FAMOUS IN LOVE– The actress wrote a recommendation blurb for the book when it was first released:
“Rebecca Serle completely captured what it’s like to be a part of Young Hollywood. I absolutely loved Famous In Love. A must-read for anyone curious about life and love behind the scenes.”
A script for the show is being developed by Rebecca Serle and Marlene King, who most famously serves as an executive producer for the PRETTY LITTLE LIARS series.
The romantic story of a girl who gets plucked from obscurity to star in the next major feature film franchise based on a book and the ensuing love triangles she gets entangled in on—-and off screen.
Meet Paige Townsen, Rainer Devon, and Jordan Wilder…
When Paige Townsen, a young unknown, gets cast in the movie adaptation of a blockbuster book series, her life changes practically overnight. Within a month, Paige has traded the quiet streets of her hometown for a crowded movie set on the shores of Maui, and is spending quality time with her co-star Rainer Devon, one of People’s Sexiest Men Alive. But when troubled star Jordan Wilder lands the role of the other point in the movie’s famous love triangle, Paige’s crazy new life gets even crazier.
In this coming-of-age romance inspired by the kind of celeb hookups that get clever nicknames and a million page views, Paige must figure out who she is – and who she wants – while the whole world watches.