Mindy Kaling's Kaling International is developing Gold Diggers by Sanjena Sathian for TV, Deadline reported, adding that the novel "sold to Penguin Press after a seven-way auction and will publish on April 6, 2021."
Sathian will co-write the adaptation, with Kaling set to executive produce. A search for potential showrunners and co-writers is underway. Deadline noted that the project comes under Kaling's overall production deal with Warner Bros. Television. Howard Klein of 3 Arts will also executive produce. Sathian and Kaling International's Jessica Kumai Scott will serve as co-executive producers.