Hulu Gives a Straight-to-Series Order to ‘Normal People’ Author Sally Rooney’s ‘Conversations With Friends’

Following the breakout success of Normal People, author Sally Rooney‘s 2017 novel, Conversations With Friends, is now getting a straight-to-series order stateside.

Hulu announced a straight-to-series order for the 12-part show, which the BBC previously committed to earlier in the year, Deadline reported Thursday (June 25).

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Normal People stars Daisy Edgar-Jones and Paul Mescal.

Conversations with Friends follows two female college students in Dublin who forge an unexpected, strange and sexually charged relationship with an older married couple, which results in a complicated pair of love triangles that upends their lives.

Normal People‘s director Lenny Abrahamson will direct Conversations with Friends.

Sally Rooney perfectly and beautifully captures the complicated dynamics of relationships in her stories. After bringing that to life in Normal People to an overwhelmingly positive response, we are honored to do the same with Conversations with Friends. We are excited to continue our creative partnership with Sally, Element Pictures, Lenny and the BBC, which has been a dream collaboration,” said Hulu exec Beatrice Springborn.

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