Maid is an upcoming dramedy series going to be released on the online streaming service providing platform, Netflix in the year 2021. The series will be adapting the best selling memoir Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother’s Will to Survive by Stephanie Land.
The creators of the series are John Wells and Molly Smith Metzler, and they both worked on Showtime’s Shameless. They will be working along with Margot Robbie and her production company, LuckyChap Entertainment. Molly Metzler will be serving as the writer, producer, and the showrunner of the series, while John Wells will be serving as the director of the series.
The official announcement of the series was made by the streaming giant in the month of November of the year 2019. Besides Shameless of Showtime, the writing credits of Metzler include the new hit series of Netflix, and Orange is the new Black, and Hulu’s Casuals. John Wells has previously worked on such Emmy-nominated series as Mildred Pierce, ER, The West Wing, as well as The Shameless, Animal Kingdom, and August: Osage Country, the oscar-nominated film.
Plot of Maid
The plot of the film is going to be based on the real-life story of the author, Stephanie Land, which is chronicled in her best-selling book called, Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother’s Will To Survive. Land had her first child in her late twenties. She became a single mother and started working at a maid service to try and make her ends meet. The next several years of her life, she spent below the poverty line and relied on several welfare programs to support her family. The struggles of Land led her to start writing about the issues of poverty and public policy.
It was announced in the month of September 2020, that Margaret Qualley, the star of The Leftovers, and Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, will be leading the series. She will be playing the role of Alex, a single mother who turns out to housekeeping to try and make ends meet as she fights against poverty, bureaucracy, and homelessness.
Nick Robinson from Jurassic World and Anika Noni Rose from The Princess and The Frog, The Good Wife. Maid by Netflix, is a 10-part limited series with each of its episode expected to run for an hour. The production of it started in the month of September in Vancouver.