Netflix announced Britt Robertson (Tomorrowland) will star in their new comedy series Girlboss. The series is based on Sophia Amoruso’s bestselling book and was created by Kay Cannon (Pitch Perfect 2) who executive produces and is the showrunner. Season one will consist of 13 half-hour episodes set to premiere in 2017.
Charlize Theron (Mad Max: Fury Road), Laverne McKinnon, Christian Ditter, and Amoruso are on board as executive producers. In addition, Ditter (How to Be Single, Love, Rosie) will be directing Girlboss.
Robertson’s credits include Swingtown, Mother and Child, Life Unexpected, The Secret Circle, Delivery Man, Under the Dome, Cake, The Longest Ride, and Mother’s Day. Next up is a starring role in The Space Between Us opposite Asa Butterfield, Carla Gugino, and Gary Oldman.
The Plot: In the series, Robertson portrays Sophia, a rebellious, broke anarchist who refuses to grow up. She stumbles upon her passion of selling vintage clothes online and becomes an unlikely businesswoman. As she builds her retail fashion empire, she realizes the value and the difficulty of being the boss of her own life.