Hulu outbid major players in cable and streaming to obtain the rights to develop “Little Fires Everywhere,” a new limited series produced by Reese Witherspoon’s Hello Sunshine, producer of the Emmy-winning “Big Little Lies” on HBO. The show is based on Celeste Ng’s 2017 bestselling book by the same name, and will star both Witherspoon and Kerry Washington.
The series recently hit the marketplace, and was soon the subject of a bidding war between major players industry-wide, according to reports.
The Hollywood Reporter also said several outlets attempted to take the package off the table, but Witherspoon and others involved in the project insisted on letting everyone hear the pitch before deciding on the right home for the project.
It’s notable, then, that Witherspoon…