‘The Falling Girls’ is headed for TV

Article | May 2023

Author Hayley Krischer’s thriller, The Falling Girls is set for a television adaption, Deadline reports.


THE-FALLING-GIRLSThe Falling Girls is a gripping thriller that explores the complexities of teenage friendships. When Shade unexpectedly joins the high school cheerleading squad, she begins to forge a new path away from her best friend Jadis. But, when a girl from the squad dies in mysterious circumstances, Shade begins to question Jadis’ role and is determined to get to the bottom of it.

In an Instagram post Krischer announced the news of the adaptation, sharing ‘When a writer has no words. The Falling Girls is going to be a TV show!!!! Get ready for these teenage girls to wreck your life! I cannot wait.’

The entertainment companies Made Up Stories and Fifth Season have acquired the rights to the series, with Made Up Stories execs. stating: ‘We got so excited at the prospect of delving into this world of teenage girl conflict because Hayley has created a mystery at the centre of this story that makes it irresistible … With Chloe and John at the helm, this show is going to take the drama – that we all remember so well from high school and which so often felt like a life or death situation – to a whole new level.’

The show will be written by Chloe Stearns and John Wynn. Krischer praised the writers, telling Deadline ‘Not only were Chloe and John crystal clear about their vision for my story, but they genuinely cared about my characters … I can’t wait to see The Falling Girls come to life on the screen with such intelligent and creative people behind it.’

To keep up to date visit Hayley Krischer’s Instagram page here.


Author: Hayley Krischer

Category: Children's, Teenage & educational

Book Format: Paperback / softback

Publisher: Razorbill

ISBN: 9780593114162

RRP: $19.99

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