Miramax Films has picked up screen rights to journalist Helena Andrews' upcoming memoir Bitch Is the New Black for Shonda Rhimes and Betsy Beers to produce through Rhimes Shondaland banner.

According to Variety, Bitch Is the New Black is a satirical look at the new generation of young, successful black women in Washington, D.C. Andrews will write the screenplay.

Andrews is a culture columnist for Slate's the Root.com and previously was a reporter for the New York Times and Politico. "Bitch Is the New Black" is set to be published next year by HarperCollins.