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CBS All Access To Adapt Alena Dillon’s Renegade Nun Thriller ‘Mercy House’ From Corinne Brinkerhoff & Amy Schumer


EXCLUSIVE: Alena Dillon’s novel Mercy Home, the story of a bunch of renegade nuns, is about to be tailored by CBS All Entry after the streamer acquired the e book rights.

Deadline understands that The Good Spouse author and producer Corinne Brinkerhoff will write and exec produce the undertaking, which is within the very early phases of growth, via her Inexperienced Ribbon banner, which is about up at CBS Tv Studios, with Amy Schumer on board to exec produce.

Brinkerhoff’s different credit embrace creator of CBS’ American Gothic and The CW’s No Tomorrow.

The e book, which was printed in February 2020 by William Morrow, follows renegade protagonist Sister Evelyn and her fellow nuns as they preside over a secure haven for the abused and deserted.

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After Evelyn receives phrase that Mercy Home will likely be investigated by Bishop Hawkins, a person with whom she shares a darkish historical past, the nuns should conceal practices forbidden by the Catholic Church in an effort to defend all the things they’ve constructed. Evelyn goes to nice lengths to defend all that she loves. She is bolstered by the opposite nuns and the varied residents of the shelter, whose variations are outweighed by what unites them: they’ve all been damaged by males however are decided to rebuild. Amidst her combat, Evelyn discovers the extraordinary energy of mercy and the grace it grants, not simply to those that obtain it, however to these sturdy sufficient to bestow it.

I Really feel Fairly star Schumer known as Mercy Home a “life-altering” debut and the e book “we’ve all been ready for”.

The difference comes as Dillon’s second novel, a couple of woman who trains to develop into an Olympic gymnast, is about to printed in April 2021.

“It’s a thrill to place these characters, who’re so expensive to me, within the arms of good and influential creators,” mentioned Dillon.

“I fell in love with this story about resilience, redemption, and the collective energy of sturdy ladies — particularly the singular Sister Evelyn, a reluctant hero whose shifting journey exemplifies the daring, socially related, female-driven tales I wish to inform,” added Brinkerhoff.

Dillon is represented by UTA and Wendy Sherman Associates. Brinkeroff is represented by lawyer Ken Richman.


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