Ellen Pompeo

Ellen Pompeo is stepping behind the camera.

The Grey's Anatomy star is developing an adaptation of Rachel Carey's novel Debt for ABC Family, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

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A satire of the 2008 financial meltdown in New York, Debt follows Lillian Fitzgerald, who takes an SAT tutoring position to help chip away at her $100,000 in student loan debt and discovers that pretty much everyone is in someone else's debt.

Pompeo will executive-produce the drama, which does not yet have a writer.  

Would you watch Debt?