Beau Willimon, Katie Cappiello to Produce ‘Slut’ Series Adaptation at Netflix

  • Variety
Playwright Katie Cappiello is teaming with “House of Cards” creator Beau Willimon to bring an adaptation of her 2013 play “Slut” to the small screen.

The show, titled “Grand Army,” is set up at Netflix with Odessa A’zion set to lead the cast.

Grand Army” follows five students at the largest public high school in Brooklyn, who wrestle with sexual, racial and economic politics as they fight to succeed, survive, wild out, break free and ultimately “become somebody.” Cappiello has worked with young people across the country as a teacher for over 15 years, and the characters and stories in the show are inspired by her students.

A’zion (known for she starring on the CBS comedy “Fam opposite” Nina Dobrev as well as the feature film “Ladyworld” opposite Maya Hawke) will play 16-year-old junior Joey Del Marco who lives in Stuyvesant Town on the Lower East Side. The series will
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