HBO has retained the services of "The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency." HBO has ordered 13 episodes from the Weinstein Co.'s adaptation of the books by Alexander McCall Smith.
"Agency" centers on Precious Ramotswe (Jill Scott), the proprietor of the only female-owned detective agency in Botswana. Anika Noni Rose plays her quirky secretary, Mma Makutsi, and Lucian Msamati stars as Ramotswe's devoted suitor, JLB Matekoni. Also in the pilot are David Oyelowo, Idris Elba, Colin Salmon and John Kani. [SOURCE]
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