Feature writing duo Emily Halpern and Sarah Haskins have signed a two-year overall deal with ABC Studios to develop series projects. The two wrote the feature script Book Smart, which was optioned by Fox, as well as the Universal script Lunch Lady and New Line’s Work Wife. WME-repped Halpern started in TV, writing for ABC’s Private Practice and CBS’ The Unit. UTA-repped Haskins wrote and starred in Current TV’s SuperNews and Infomania. Both are managed by Circle of Confusion.
ABC Studios Inks Overall Deal WIth Female Writing Duo
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