The young adult novel Samurai Girl: Book of the Sword is being turned into a television show. According to Variety, ABC Family will produce a pilot that could be turned into a potential adventure series.
The book, described as a drama, follows the adventures of 19-year-old Heaven, the sole survivor of a plane crash when she was an infant. She is adopted by a wealthy family, then learns that her new parents have a dark secret. She must channel her ancestors to learn the traditional teachings of the samurai and save the day.
Luke McMullen wrote the pilot script. Casting has already begun. The first episode will begin shooting this fall.