Dobrev will also serve as an executive producer on the television series alongside the production company Made Up Stories. She will work directly with the company founder, Bruna Papandrea.
No network or streaming service is yet attached to the show.
Woman 99 is a historical thriller novel about a young woman named Charlotte Smith who is desperate to help her sister Phoebe escape from an asylum. Their parents commit Phoebe to the asylum, but Charlotte doubts that her sister is as insane as her family declares her.
Charlotte infiltrates the facility as an anonymous patient under the name “Woman 99.” While inside, she risks her own sanity to try and save Phoebe.