Hollywood actor Brie Larson is set to executive produce and star in Apple TV Plus drama series Lessons in Chemistry, reported Variety.
Apple Studios is set to produce the series with Jason Bateman and Michael Costigan as co-executive producers. Erin Brockovich fame writer Susanah Grant has been roped in for the screenplay.
Lessons in Chemistry is based on Bonnie Garmus’ upcoming novel of the same name. It follows the journey of Elizabeth Zott, played by Larson, who aspires to become a scientist in the 1960s. After getting pregnant, she is fired from her job at the science lab and ends up becoming a TV host for a cooking show. The film’s story follows her character as she follows her passion for science via a different route, cooking.