Stacey Abrams to produce police drama based on her novel
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Stacy Abrams, the 2018 Georgia Democratic gubernatorial candidate, is looking to turn one of her novels into a TV drama, CBS confirmed to The Hill.  

Abrams, who garnered national attention after her campaign, also has a career of writing mystery novels under the pen name Selena Montgomery. 

Abrams is executive producing “Never Tell,” based on her 2004 novel, about a linguistic professor “with a complicated past” who teams up with a “charismatic” investigative online journalist to solve cases with the New Orleans Police Department, according to information CBS shared with The Hill about the project. 

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The show is in development with CBS and has yet to be picked up. 

“Never Tell” is a project by CBS and PatMa Productions, it is being written by co-executive producer Talicia Raggs. Other executive producers on the project are Nina Tassler and Denise Di Novi. 

The project was first reported by The Hollywood Reporter

Abrams has also stayed active in politics since the 2018 election. 

Abrams never conceded the race against Republican Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp, and has implied voter suppression enabled Kemp’s victory. She launched an initiative aimed at expanding her voting rights organization ahead of next year’s election, called Fair Fight 2020. 

Abrams said she would not be running for Senate in 2020 against Sen. David Perdue (R-Ga.) after many Democrats called on her to run, and she has also ruled out a potential presidential bid. However, earlier this month she told an audience at the University of Iowa she would be “happy” to run on the 2020 ticket as a vice presidential candidate. 

She has also not ruled out the possibility of running for governor again in 2022.