‘How Hard Can It Be?’ by Allison Pearson optioned by Made Up Stories

9780008150525‘Bruna Papandrea’s company, Made Up Stories (Big Little Lies), has optioned author Allison Pearson’s How Hard Can It Be? for TV ahead of its June 5 publication from St.Martin’s Press.

The novel is a sequel to I Don’t Know How She Does It, which was adapted for the big screen in 2011. The Sarah Jessica Parker comedy grossed $30 million.

How Hard Can It Be? picks up the story of Kate Reddy as she approaches her 50th birthday. Kate is now a Sandwich Woman dealing with all the challenges of midlife: teenagers sharing pictures of their intimate parts on social media, ageing parents taking a second pass at childhood, a marriage gone flat, not to mention menopause and memory loss.

Papandrea will exec produce alongside Made Up Stories’ Casey Havner, Jeanne Snow and Steve Hutensky.

Author Pearson is a columnist for the UK’s Daily Telegraph and has won many awards for her journalism. She was named Newcomer of the Year at the British Book Awards for her first novel, I Don’t Know How She Does It?.’

Via Hollywood Reporter

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