According to The Hollywood Reporter, Universal Pictures has picked up the feature film rights to Sophie Kinsella's upcoming book "The Undomestic Goddess" for studio-based Tribeca Films to produce.

Goddess, set to be published in July by the Dial Press, a division of Random House, is about an attorney who is fired on the day she is to be made partner at her firm and then flees to London, where she winds up getting a job as a maid.

Kinsella is a prominent author in the genre known as "chick lit," having penned the successful "Confessions of a Shopaholic" series of books as well as "Can You Keep a Secret?"

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Brian B.