How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days is getting the TV treatment. Well, the series treatment. The fan-favorite movie starring Kate Hudson and Matthew McConaughey is in development at Quibi, the forthcoming mobile-focused streaming platform.
Written by Guy Branum, the series version of How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days follows a glib young online writer and an oversexed advertising executive, both looking to prove they're capable of being in a monogamous relationship. But they soon discover that staying in a relationship is harder than it looks. So, yeah, very similar to the movie which also followed a writer and an advertising exec.
Branum is known for creating and hosting truTV's Talk Show The Game Show, and his TV writing past includes A League of Their Own, Awkward, Punk'd, Another Period, Billy on the Street, The Mindy's Project and recently served as a supervising producer on Comedy Central's The Other Two.
How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days is just the latest series in development at Quibi. Other projects include a courtroom series starring Chrissy Teigen, a horror series from Steven Spielberg, a Zac Efron reality series and more. Get the scoop below.