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Daria Polatin

Daria Polatin is the creator, showrunner and executive producer of DEVIL IN OHIO, a Netflix Limited Series starring Emily Deschanel and Madeleine Arthur, based on her best-selling novel of the same name. Daria was writer/co-executive producer of Stephen King’s CASTLE ROCK, where her episode “The Laughing Place” was named one of Entertainment Weekly’s Best TV Episodes of 2019. Additional TV credits include JACK RYAN, HUNTERS, HEELS, and SHUT EYE.
An award-winning playwright, Daria wrote and directed her new play PALMYRA at Center Theatre Group’s Kirk Douglas Theatre, which ran on CTG’s Digital Stage. Her plays have been produced across the United States and internationally. She is a founding member of The Kilroys, the advocacy group for gender parity in the American theater.
Under her 1001 Pictures banner, Daria continues to write and produce propulsive stories that challenge and entertain. Daria is of Egyptian descent, grew up traveling on five continents, loves hiking and inventing recipes, and lives in Los Angeles with her family. DEVIL IN OHIO is her debut novel.

   Devil in Ohio (2017)
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