Netflix acquires ‘Dorothy & Alice’

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Netflix has acquired the rights to Dorothy & Alice!

 Netflix just scooped up the spec Dorothy & Alice in a hotly competitive bidding situation with a number of producers who were after it for its franchise potential. The project was picked up for producer Bryan Unkeless at Clubhouse Pics who is on a roll right now with the critically acclaimed I, Tonya. Written by Justin Merz, Dorothy & Alice is the fantastical friendship between two iconic figures from literature. Which makes sense as Merz is an English teacher at a Santa Monica school.

The logline: Haunted by nightmares of Oz’s impending destruction, Dorothy Gale finds herself in a home for others like her with troubling, vivid dreams. While she is there, she meets a mysterious girl, Alice –  who involves her in a perilous quest to not only save the worlds of imagination — those which we come to realize are real and not just dreams — but the world as we know it.

Source: Deadline