David E. Kelley Adapting Anatomy of a Scandal for Netflix


David E. Kelley (Big Little Lies, Goliath) is on board to bring the international bestseller Anatomy of a Scandal to Netflix as an anthology series.

Based on the novel by Sarah Vaughan, Anatomy of a Scandal is an insightful and suspenseful series about a sexual consent scandal amongst the British privileged elite and the women caught up in its wake. Kelley will work alongside Melissa James Gibson (House of Cards, The Americans) as writer, showrunner and executive producer.

Also servicing as EPs are Liza Chasin (The Loudest Voice, Baby Driver) of 3Dot Productions, Bruna Papandrea (Gone Girl, Big Little Lies), Steve Hutensky and Allie Goss of Made Up Stories along with Sarah Vaughan, with Margaret Chernin as co-executive producer. S.J. Clarkson (Jessica Jones, The Defenders) will direct all episodes.

There is an initial six episodes ordered in what will be an anthology series.