Kim Kardashian series’ Calabasas lands on Netflix post competitive bidding

Kim Kardashian’s foray into film and TV continues with another high profile sale for the reality star and entrepreneur. After a series of competitive bidding, the reports by Deadline have suggested that Netflix has landed for development for Calabasas, a TV series which Kardashian is executive producing with her American Horror Story co-star Emma Roberts, Pretty Little Liars creators I. Marlene King and Alexandra Milchan. The insiders have revealed that there were two other bids place by major players in the business, with Netflix putting up the winning bid by the week’s end.

The series is based on the book, If You Lived Here You’d Be Famous By Now by Via Bleidner. King is set to write the adaptation and will also be serving as showrunner.

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The show, which is set in the lanes of The O.C. and Beverly Hills 90210, follows Via, a 16- year- old sheltered Midwestern Catholic school girl whose world is turned upside down when her family moves and she’s forced to transfer to the fast world of Calabasas High where nothing seems like it appears and everyone is busy into becoming something they are not. It can be described as a place where dreams come true, but not without complications and sometimes with unforeseen consequences.

The SKIMS founder is executive producer with King and her partner Lauren Wagner via Long Lake Media.