For her first project, Atwater is writing an adaptation of Jordan Ifueko’s bestselling YA fantasy book Raybearer, which is in early development at Netflix. The project hails from Sugar23 and Macro Television Studios.
“Gina is a triple threat as a writer, director and producer and we’re thrilled to be working with her,” said Matt Thunell, Netflix Vice President, Overall Deals. “Her experiences crafting fearless, character-centered work amid complex fantasy worlds makes her the perfect writer to take on the world of Raybearer.”
Atwater is from Atlanta, Ga and earned her Mfa in Film from Columbia University’s School of the Arts.