It appears that former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams has gone Hollywood. In addition to fighting voter suppression tactics and positioning herself as a running mate on the ticket with the 2020 Democratic presidential nominee, Abrams has assumed a new role as executive producer for a new television show in development at CBS, according to The Hollywood Reporter
The drama is based on Never Tell, a 2004 novel about a sleuthing criminal psychologist she wrote under her nom de plume. During a fireside chat at BLACK ENTERPRISE‘s Women of Power Summit earlier this year, the former Minority Leader of the Georgia House of Representatives shared that writing fictional works was one of her great interests and has produced a series of eight such crime novels. Abrams has also written a nonfictional New York Times best-seller on leadership and her life in politics, Minority Leader: How To Lead From The Outside and Make Real Change.
In October, Abrams signed with UTA, citing in a released statement that she partnered with the talent agency “on projects that will further my work and reflect my passions. See more at Black Enterprise.