Netflix orders therapy drama Gypsy

Netflix has greenlit a ten-part drama from writer Lisa Rubin about an inappropriate therapist.

Netflix1Psychological thriller Gypsy will follow Jean Holloway, a therapist that starts to form dangerous and intimate relationships with people in her patients’ lives.

Universal Television and Working Title Television are coproducing, with Rubin executive producing alongside Working Title Film co-founders Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner and Working Title president Liza Chasin.

Rubin, a new talent who’s also adapting novel Food Whore as a feature film for DreamWorks, is the writer.

Only days into the new year, Netflix has been very active on the programming front. This week it acquired French doc Je Suis Charlie and expanded its content supply agreement with DreamWorks Animation.

Gypsy will debut on the streaming service in 2017.

Netflix has previously worked with Universal TV on comedies Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt and Master of None.