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Julia Roberts' First TV Series Today Will Be Different Headed to HBO

The limited series has landed at HBO

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Liam Mathews

Julia Roberts is heading to HBO.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the cable network has picked up Today Will Be Different, a limited series based on a novel by Maria Semple that Roberts will star in and produce.

"Today Will Be Different tells the story of Eleanor Flood, who wakes up determined to be her best self -- but then life happens," writes THR. "Taking place over a single day, it's a portrait of one woman's fumbling but valiant attempt to navigate the perils and grace of modern life."

It will be Roberts' first-ever TV series. She previously starred in the HBO movie The Normal Heart in 2014, for which she received an Emmy nomination.

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The series will also be produced by Annapurna's Megan Ellison and Sue Naegle. Semple will write the script.

It's no Big Little Lies Season 2, but it'll do.