The CW has a slew of new shows that have been getting some major buzz. The Carrie Diaries is coming soon, and Arrow and Beauty and the Beast just made their series premieres. Now we’re getting word that Mila Kunis (AKA The Sexiest Woman Alive) is executive producing a new show for the CW that will be set during the Women’s Liberation movement of the seventies. Click inside to learn more!
The Hollywood Reporter has the story:
Mila Kunis is heading to The CW.
The actress will executive produce Meridian Hills, a drama set in 1972 that explores the women’s liberation movement…
Robot Chicken’s Lisa Sterbakov, who worked with Kunis on the Adult Swim series, and the Black Swan actress’ managers Cami Curtis and Susan Curtis are also on board to exec produce.
Meridian Hills is set in a boozy Midwest country club in 1972, during an era when the Equal Rights Amendment was just beginning. The drama follows a young, newly married woman who joins the Junior League and discovers an eclectic group of other young women who become unlikely allies in her quest to change the system.
The Junior League, founded in 1901 by Mary Harriman, is a nonprofit organization of women with the goal of improving communities through volunteer work, civic leadership and training.
Kunis is not attached to have an onscreen role in the drama.
Although I’m sure people would be more excited about the show if Mila was going to be in it, I think it’s good to see the actress branching out. And the project sounds interesting– depending on how the cast is chosen, I think a Women’s Lib plot could totally work. Since Mila’s on board with a Robot Chicken writer and some Black Swan folks, I think we can expect good things. What do you guys think? Does Meridian Hills sound like something you would watch?0